POST CARDS


| January/February 1971

  • Nichols & Shepard engine
    Photo was made in May, 1918. The engine is a Nichols & Shepard, 13 hp. Compound, Serial No. 5560. The operator is Dewey L. Erwin, who now lives at 206 S. Oak St., Harrison Arkansas.
    Carl B. Erwin
  • Otto Holt
    Otto Holt in full swing. Note his hand in the air pulling the string tight. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham, Route 1, Mead, Washington.
    Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham
  • Stilts
    No, not exactly steam engines, but maybe someone would like this picture. I'm on the stilts and one of my brothers, Erick, is standing below. This is how we amused ourselves during the hard times of the early 30's. Courtesy of Walter C. Bieritz, Route 2,
    Walter C. Bieritz
  • Marion  Steam Shovel
    A Marion ''300'' Steam Shovel. This is one of the larger pioneer steam shovels that worked near Uniontown, Ohio, Belmont County during World War I. The Industrial Coal & Coke Company of Steubenville, Ohio, were the owners. Note the size of the bucket pos
    William Flowers
  • Frick engine

    Robert Rogers
  • 50 Case engine
    The 1916 50 case all steamed up from left to right Romey, Jimmie's wife and Jimmie Stiffler and Mrs. A. E. Johnson (Mary). Picture taken by A. E. Johnson, Iron Man of the Month for July and August 1970 Courtesy of Abram E. Johnson, R. D. 2, Steurrys Road
    Abram E. Johnson
  • Andrews farm
    Dad and Delmer Dennis at oats cutting time at Andrews farm in 1920. Courtesy of Kenneth S. Dennis, Box 508, Ralph's Trailer Park, Leesburg, Florida 32748.
    Kenneth S. Dennis
  • Ed Dugan
    Ed Dugan, of Waterloo, Illinois, is an engineer, an airplane pilot and a coal heaver, as can be seen. Ed says this is his 20th year at the Mt. Pleasant Show with his 20 hp. Return Flue Avery. This picture taken by Harry at the 1969 Old Settlers Reunion at
    Harry Hall
  • Case engine
    Jimmie Stiffler of Altoona, Pennsylvania, and his very nice 50 hp. 1916 case. Jimmie is very nice buddy, he steamed up for Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Johnson, Marion, New York, Memorial weekend 1970. We sure had a very nice time visiting Jimmie and Romey.
  • Bert Oliver's crew
    Bert Oliver's crew. Mr. Otto Holt is the man at right by front wheel. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham, Route 1, Mead, Washington.
    Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham
  • New silo
    ''Steeple Jacks'' three of my brothers, left to right: Herman, Erick and Reuben on the new silo in 1922.

  • Nichols & Shepard engine
  • Otto Holt
  • Stilts
  • Marion  Steam Shovel
  • Frick engine
  • 50 Case engine
  • Andrews farm
  • Ed Dugan
  • Case engine
  • Bert Oliver's crew
  • New silo

This old engine went to the junk yard many years ago and it is unlikely that there is one like it in existence. Probably, there were not many of these small N & S compounds built. The writer remembers seeing a picture of one exactly like it in The American Thresherman, many years ago. Courtesy of Carl B. Erwin, 100 S. Elm St., Newkirk, Oklahoma 74647.

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