POST CARD


| September/October 1961

  • 14 ft. Plywood Boat
    A 14 ft. Plywood Boat built by Mr. French. He had a 2 x 2 steam Marine in it and made the boiler himself. He says, 'I'm not a water bird so I sold the boat and now want to put the engine on wheels.
  • Frick steam engine
    Lonnie and his Frick steam engine No. 17848, size 8 x 10, built in 1925.
  • 20 hp double engine
    Keck-Gonnerman 20 hp double engine built about 1909. The accepted idea about the explosion was that it was a case of using an old and badly corroded boiler too long, but here is a little on the other side of the matter. This engine as it left the factory
  • Header
    Here is a very rare and wonderful picture of a header at work. I would have liked to have seen one of these machines at work. I am told it was not as easy to handle that little guide wheel as it looks. Sorry we do not have any more information on this pic
  • 19-65 Port Huron Engine
    My 19-65 Port Huron Engine I owned back in 1928. I was shredding corn at the time this was taken, pulling an 8 Roll McCormick. The Weigles threshed one ring for 45 years. I sure enjoy the Album very much. It brings back the good old days which will never
  • 6 hp engine, 10 hp boiler'
    Engine was built in 1954 and 1955 by August and Arthur Wenning. It is a 6 hp engine, 10 hp boiler.
  • Minneapolis Engine
    This Minneapolis Engine No. 8497, 24 hp, is owned by Virgil. It was built in 1921 or 1922. He says he has been told this engine cost $3600 when new. It has never been used very much and is in a wonderful condition. The engine is setting at Frank Stark's p
  • Old Engine
    Warren standing beside an old engine in thick brush at Ben Markley's place in Joplin, Missouri.
  • Standard gauge locomotive
    In the last issue of the Album, we ran an ad advertising a standard gauge locomotive weighing about 80 tons and a caboose. We had several inquiries and sold the above to Mr. MacLowry of Akron, Ohio. Mr. Lowry is going to ship these to Akron where he is st
    Henry J
  • Filling silo
    Filling silo at Dean Fullerton's Farm at Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, Reunion September 24, 1960. Picture taken by Gene Perry.
    Gene Perry
  • Old road roller
    This is an old road roller which belongs to Harold Gustafson of Alma, Wis. I found it in an old iron pile and brought it home and with a good many days of old hard work we finally got her to roll again. No fast steering or speeding, but what fun we do hav

  • 14 ft. Plywood Boat
  • Frick steam engine
  • 20 hp double engine
  • Header
  • 19-65 Port Huron Engine
  • 6 hp engine, 10 hp boiler'
  • Minneapolis Engine
  • Old Engine
  • Standard gauge locomotive
  • Filling silo
  • Old road roller

I started to run an engine back in 1916. I run a steam engine until 1948 then I traded for a 28x50 Hart-Parr tractor. My brother and I have a picture of my father's first outfit - a 12 hp Rumely engine and a Geiser separator.

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