Farm Collector


By Staff

This 8×10 Frick traction engine #28811 is one of the last of
that kind built by the Frick Co. at Waynesboro in 1926. It is
pictured here belted to the late Harvey G. Hoffman’s Peerless
Thresher and his Ann Arbor boiler at the 1982 Rough & Tumble
Show at Kinzer, Pennsylvania

The New Huber purchased by Mr. Perry Fender about 1925 a few
minutes after it was unloaded off a flat car. Mr. Fender used it
for threshing and also powered my Dad’s sawmill a couple years.
I am standing at the left. At my left is Earl Fender, the
owner’s son. George Badgley and Roe Fender. My mother took the

This picture was sent to us by Charles O. Harthy, 1629 Robbins
Rd., Grand Haven, Michigan 49417. The 1884-86 15 Hp Westinghouse
#1863 is owned by Charlton Park, located near Hastings,

  • Published on Sep 1, 1984
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