POST CARDS


| January/February 1971

  • Super Heat Fire Door
    Back side (inside firebox) of Frank McGuffin Super Heat Fire Door.
  • Derrick system
    Another outfit using the Derrick system. The last man on right is Otto. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham, Route 1, Mead, Washington.
    Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham
  • Charley Harris
    State of Iowa Boiler Inspector Charley Harris is applying the safety valve to this 40-120 hp. Avery after the hydrostatic test. This engine is owned by Mr. C. R. Willets and Son of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, and is operated by Marlyn W. Hillhouse who keeps it in
    Harry Hall
  • Frank McGuffin
    A gift to Charles C. Idol from Frank McGuffin. Courtesy of R. Dayton Nichols, 6128 Route 5, Stafford, New York.
    R. Dayton Nichols
  • Mr. Nipper

    Robert Rogers
  • Little traction engine
    J. W. and Mrs. Nipper double barreled Cheraw in 1970 with these two little traction engines. One picture show Mr. Nipper ''funnin'' a little while the other picture shows three IMA subscribers; Keith Oderkirk of Haines City, Fla., Robert Cartner of Woodle
    Robert Rogers
  • Steam engines

    S, C. Department of Parks
  • Sewing machine
    Mrs. C. C. Idol and her name tag sewing machine is always a center of attraction. C. C. is an old time steam man but I believe Mrs. Idol has him about calmed down to just engineering the small steam engine that powers her sewing machine. We hope that Mrs.
    Robert Rogers
  • Reeves engine
    40-140hp.Reeves owned by Smolik Brothers, Osage, Iowa. Exhibited at Antique Acres, Cedar Falls, Iowa, September 3, 1970. Courtesy of Mrs. LeRoy W. Blaker, Alvordton, Ohio43501.
    Mrs. LeRoy W. Blaker
  • Narrow gauge locomotive
    Narrow gauge locomotive pulling into the restored depot at Mount Pleasant, Iowa - September 1970. Courtesy of Mrs. LeRoy W. Blaker, Alvordton, Ohio 43501.
    Mrs. LeRoy W. Blaker
  • Derrick system
    An outfit using the Derrick system. Otto was the sack sewer. He is second from the right. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham, Route 1, Mead, Washington.
    Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Mitcham

  • Super Heat Fire Door
  • Derrick system
  • Charley Harris
  • Frank McGuffin
  • Mr. Nipper
  • Little traction engine
  • Steam engines
  • Sewing machine
  • Reeves engine
  • Narrow gauge locomotive
  • Derrick system

Many Cheravians hope that the nippers from Warrenville, S. C, (way down on the Georgia Line) will again supply rides April 16-17-18,1971.

Photos donated by S. C. Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Courtesy of Robert Rogers, Antique Acres, Cheraw, S. C. 29520.

The quickest entry into TV ever in S. C. happened when Mrs. Sherwood Hume of Milton, Ontario, and Mrs. Dennis Webb of Beamsville, Ontario, were looking at some steam engines, etc. at Antique Acres, Cheraw, S. C. in April 1970. TV camermen in cooperation with the S. C. Department of Tourism did some fast shuttling and were televising these skimmer wearing Canadians within minutes. Sherwood says he will be back for our second annual show April 16-17-18, 1971. Courtesy of S, C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Robert Rogers,' Antique Acres, Cheraw, S. C.

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