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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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,