POST CARDS


| January/February 1956

  • Mrs. William P. Kupka
    MRS. WILLIAM P. KUPKA, OF CHELSEA, IOWA, GETTING THE NEWSPAPER FROM THE NOVEL BOX MADE FROM ICE CREAM CONTAINERS. NOTE THE WEATHER VANET INDICATOR THE KUPKAS ARE EXPERTS IN MAKING NOVEL STEAM HOBBY ITEMS.
    John B. Parrett
  • John Dammon Farm
    Threshing on the John Dammon Farm, near Stephens, Minnesota, 1910. Courtesy of Robert S. Campbell, Box 103, Oakville, Iowa. The engine is a Minnesota Universal 20-40 two cylinder opposed. Thresher is a Minnesota 32-52 with Garden City feeder and Perfectio
  • Wood Bros Engine

    Ernest Sevde
  • 16 HP Buffalo Pitts Engine
    16 HP Buffalo Pitts engine. 32x54 Niagara second separator. The water boy on the tank is Holland Bush off who is now making milking machine washers in Waukesha, Wis. This outfit is owned by Louis Ranthum and the engineer is John B. Parrett. The picture wa
    Robert S. Campbell
  • 65 Case Engine
    Here is a unique picture. C. H. Dunham of St. Glair, Michigan, engineered the whole affair. The big engine is Le Roy Blaker's 65 Case but who the little fellow is we do not know. Maybe the owner will let us know. Anyway it is novel.
  • Mt. Pleasant Reunion
    A familiar sight to all who attended the Mt. Pleasant (Iowa) Reunion. Ever since our first visit to that state we have wondered if there is anything that can top the Corn Fed maiden for real beauty. It is something for the Dairy land and the Wheat land to
  • Caswell Binder Drive
    Alden R. Moural, Milton, Iowa, harvesting- wheat. 1922 Fordson. 1923 Mo-line 8 foot 3 inch cut binder. Caswell binder drive. This picture was taken the year the Moline was new.

  • Mrs. William P. Kupka
  • John Dammon Farm
  • Wood Bros Engine
  • 16 HP Buffalo Pitts Engine
  • 65 Case Engine
  • Mt. Pleasant Reunion
  • Caswell Binder Drive

Kids love the Wood Bros, engine. Taken at the Walter Crouse Farm, at Boone, Iowa. Left to right are: Tommy Mellicoat, Dennis Fersey, Dennis Reynoldson, Dale Cox and Laverne Homburg. Darrel Crouse running the engine; Raleigh Walterman, Acoca, Iowa; Morris Walters, Danny Garvey, Melvin Walters, Charlie Janu, Belle Plaine, Iowa; and Melvin Homburg, on the ground. All the boys are from Boone, Iowa. Courtesy of Ernest Sevde, 110 W. State St., Toledo, Iowa