POST CARDS

By Staff
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This 1907 Ford Automobile Plow, one of Henry Ford's early experimental tractors, is a feature of the 1953 Pennsylvania Farm Show at Harrisburg. The 24-horsepower tractor with a copper water jacketed engine is a highlight of the parade Farm Equipment, Old
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Case doing her stuff on a sawmill. Photo courtesy of J. C. Cobb, of Ronceverte, W. Va.
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A good action picture of Hardy Lindblad's super heated 60 Case No. 22714 operating a sawmill owned by Morris Blomgich, of Siren, Wisconsin. Photo by R. H. Agar.
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Gaar-Scott Burnley used by Mr. Sam Rogers, Wowota, Sask. Canada, to saw lumber. It was used up to two years ago. Mr. Rogers is over 80 years of age and still takes an active part in sawing. The boiler is now used in heating a large garage. Sent in by E. H
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The Advance Man of the North. Louis Wild, Elwood, Wisconsin. Gilmar says: He is full of fun and raring to go. Photo by Geo. Persson.
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Gilmer's 50 Case pulling 5 bottoms with ease and great interest. Dan Boothe at the controls and Gilmar at the wheel. Photo by R. H. Agar.
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Three hp Vertical operating wood saw. Owned and operated by Einar Tostenson, 3609 24th Ave., S., Minneapolis 6, Minn. Photo by F. M. Haire.
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At the Bock Quarry near Bonceverte, W. Va., in 1942. Note the old fashioned couplers. Courtesy of J. C. Cobb, Ronceverte, W. Va.
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Picture of the Threshing Bee held at my farm on July 14th, 1953. The engine is a Case 9-30 built in 1902 and in good condition, which I purchased two years ago in Ballard County, Kentucky from a relative. This engine has threshed over 40 years. It is belt

Peerless ‘R’ Serial No. 15606 which was shipped new to
Mr. Chas. H Taylor, who lives nearby, in 1911. The bill of sale
lists the boiler as charcoal iron. This engine has always been used
in this section and is in excellent condition. The boiler is not
pitted at all. I purchased it in 1951 and have had it reflued by a
L. V. R. R. boiler maker and inspector, who says it is safe for
more pressure than I ever carry. I used the steamer 18 days this
year threshing and filling silo. I carry 125 lbs. steam pressure
but it will run the 16 inch Climax Blower easily on 85 pounds. The
picture shows the engine and Steam Engine Fans. Fred Ellsbree and
son, Carlton Brown and son, Leon Van Natta, owner

I have one of your papers, The IRON-MEN ALBUM, and it is very
interesting. I am an old thresherman–1892 to 1905. I run several
different makes of steam traction engines. I am now 80 years old
and have retired. I built an automobile in 1901 and drove it all
summer of 1903. I have been driving every day since, until 1953.
Due to eyesight I will have to give up this year. I am sending you
a picture of the auto I built. I have had many wonderful
experiences in the past 50 years. I have been an electrician
running steam plants for 40 years. L. J. Inghram, 109 E. 5th
Street, West Liberty, Iowa.

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