This is a new Advance Rumley engine and it has quite a story. A Cedar Rapids Machine Dealer bought the engine new from the factory for a client who later was unable to take the engine so the engine was kept in a warehouse for 40 years. The engine was purc
Wilbur Ray, of Monmouth, Illinois, filling the coal bunkers of this 21-75 hp. Uniflow Baker Engine. Abner Baker, the builder, brought many new ideas and incorporated them into the design of the Baker Engine making the Baker one of the very best in design.
Most everyone has heard of Francis L. Pry or ''Doc'' as he is better known. Doc has been a steam man for many years and is very much in evidence at the McLouth, Kansas, Steam Show. Here he is repacking the valve stem of Bill Sater's Nichols and Shepard En
Steam boiler and engine built as a model to demonstrate the working of a steam engine. Owned by Bert Perryman of Worthing, Sussex. Bert is standing on the right. He is a former London, Brightion railway man.
This steam engine was bought by the Calhoun County Steam Engine Club. It has a left-hand flywheel and was made by the Farquhar Company in 1908.
At the Maryland Steam Historical Society at Upperco, Maryland, this past season, Mr. W. E. Clem of Manassus, Virginia, brought a pump from his collection made by the Geiser Mfg. Co., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. He displayed it beside the speaker's stand and
Threshing about 12 miles south of Fargo, North Dakota in 1910. It is a Buffalo-Pitts 30 hp. Engine and 42'' x 70'' Avery Separator. The outfit was owned by a man named Andrews of Fargo. My father is the engineer, Orville Porter.
This is a compressed air locomotive at the Homestakes Gold Mine in Leeds, South Dakota. It is rather like a groundhog - not seen by many people, as it just comes out once in awhile. As I remember it is pumped up to 800 to 1000 pounds pressure to start its
Barn threshing oats under October 13, 1969, bright blue skies at my farm at Newark, New York. The thresher is a 22 x 36 Case. A 1915 Port Huron 14 hp. engine is pulling on the belt. The snappy clear exhaust is music to anyone that likes steam. Bottom pict