POST CARD


| November/December 1975

  • Nichols & Shepard engine
    George Neal and his Nichols & Shepard. Courtesy of George Neal, Easton, Maryland 21601
    George Neal
  • Keck gonnerman separator

    D. A. coppock
  • Gaar-Scott engine
    Harley coppock threshing outfit taken in 1908.Harley is standing on the Gaar-Scott engine, keck gonnerman separator .This type of threshing in miami country, Ohio was called ''Barn Threshing.'' Notice the back of the separator feeder, tobacco hanging for
    D. A. coppock
  • Steamer
    Russell and Hazel Sams of Miamisburg, Ohio provided the highly tooled and nicely painted ''Steamer'' and its Kiddy-Clustered Water Tender. The Engine was used to power several of the Steam Show displays.
  • Bill Sexton
    Bill Sexton of Jackson, Ohio Rt. 4, was the winner of the First Prize Fiddlin' Trophy in the Steam Show Saturday night ''Play-offs.''
  • Larry Nichols
    Larry Nichols, Leo, is shown astride Betsy while wrench-in-hand Wetzel Dempsey of Ray, Rt. 1, will be ''a little while'' before making his bicycle tour of the Steam Show grounds complete.
    Ray Meacham
  • Sacked grain heads
    The sacked grain heads for the granary via truck and the residue of straw will eventually be baled for use as mulch or bedding for animals. Host Ray Meacham is atop the Threshing Machine supervising the sacking and threshing operation.
  • Case 50 HP
    The picture is a Case 50 HP that my brother, Dewey, and I have owned for well over fifty years. We've only used it to play with since 1948, but it had many days of service until then. This was taken at the Ozark Steam Engine Show, September 17, 1975. Cour
    Carl B. Erwin
  • Russell
    Picture - worked as a spike pitcher hauling bundles. That is my nephew, James Border [deceased] standing in wheel. Engine man is unknown. The engine looks like an old Russell, but I'm not sure.
  • Huge Avery
    Above are two pictures that I took way back in 1919 near Pingree, North Dakota. Picture is a lousy shot but it is a huge Avery and I thought you might like it. Courtesy of Clyde D. Border, 1473 Westgate Drive, Apartment 1, Kissimmee, Florida 32741
    Clyde D. Border

  • Nichols & Shepard engine
  • Keck gonnerman separator
  • Gaar-Scott engine
  • Steamer
  • Bill Sexton
  • Larry Nichols
  • Sacked grain heads
  • Case 50 HP
  • Russell
  • Huge Avery

MIAMISBURG MARVEL

CHAMPION FIDDLER

COMES OUT HERE

BIKE & BETSY



We thank Heber L. Armstrong, Editor of The Wellston Sentry of Wellston, Ohio 45692 for permission to reprint the following show pictures. They were sent to us through the courtesy of Ray Meacham, Ray, Ohio.

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