POST CARDS


| May/June 1966

  • J. I. Case engine
    Courtesy of Howard Moyers, 309 East 7th Ave., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. J. I. Case 110 hp. No. 24150, owner, J. J. Hingtgen taken at the Mississippi Valley Steam show, Sept. 1964. Mr. Harry Woodmansee, engineer.
    Howard Moyers
  • Johnson Brothers Plowing Outfit
    Courtesy of F. E. Gallagher, 1900 Beacon Drive, Eugene, Oregon. Here is a picture of the Johnson Brothers Plowing Outfit.
    F. E. Gallagher
  • Steam calliope
    Courtesy of Mr. A. G. Weidman, R. 3, Wooster, Ohio. The steam calliope which, I pulled with my engine the last two years. It is played by Mrs. Ralph Weidman and owned by Mr. Roy Conn, R. 6, Wooster, Ohio. We were in four different parades and two reunions
    A. G. Weidman
  • Case engine
    Courtesy of Howard Moyers, 309 East 7th Ave., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. H. Moyers at Mr. J. J. Hingtgen's Mississippi Valley Steam Show Sept. 1964 and his 9 hp Case No. 21693, sure a dandy little engine.
    Howard Moyers
  • 15-inch Locomotive
    Courtesy of Mr. Henry J. McMillan, Galva, Illinois. H. J. McMillan is probably the only locomotive salesman in the world that carries live samples with him. This picture shows a 15-inch Locomotive 1966 Model that is mounted on a trailer and runs on rolle
    Henry J. McMillan
  • 32 HP Port Huron engine
    Courtesy of Mr. Christ Christenson, Baker, Montana. Here, is a picture of a 32 HP Port Huron.
    Christ Christenson
  • Undermounted Avery
    Courtesy of F. Hal Higgins, Box 214, Davis, California. This picture of the undermounted Avery proudly did the honors at the belt in threshing the two stacks of bundles at the Busch Annual Steam Threshing Day. Everybody wanted to ride it, pull the whistle
    F. Hal Higgins
  • Steam engine
    Courtesy of Mr. Ray Kestel, Manhattan, Illinois. This picture appeared in the Joliet, Illinois Herald News. Mr. Kestel obtained permission from the Herald News to use this picture in the Iron-Man Album.
    Ray Kestel
  • 2850 Case Separator
    Courtesy of Mrs. Otto Wolner, Butterfield, Minnesota. A Case 65 Steamer pulling a 2850 Case Separator threshing oats in 1964. Owner is Otto A. Wolner of Butterfield, Minnesota. Mr. Wolner has since retired from farming but has retained his steamer and goe
    Otto Wolner
  • Paul Schurman
    Courtesy of C. R, Miller, Route I, Box 3-A, Yacolt, Wash. Here is a picture of Paul Schurman with his 6 HP Russell dragging logs to the mill. This was taken at the Western Steam Friends Affair at Miller's on July 21st and 22nd, 1956.
    C. R, Miller
  • Stanley Steamer
    Courtesy of Earle S. Eckel, Sr., R.R. 1, Box 66, Highway 2 Washington, New Jersey 07882. Stanley Steamer, 1903 - 6 hp. engine 2' x 3'. 6 hp. Boiler 14' x 13'. Rev. Elmer Ritzman of Enola, Pennsylvania being chauffered by Earle S. Eckel
    Earle S. Eckel
  • Rumely Maste Gear Engine
    Courtesy of Mr. Clarence Fortun, R. 1, Viola, Wisconsin 54664. Here is a picture of my 20 H.P. Rumely Maste Gear Engine, No. 4532. This engine has been well cared for and is in very good shape.
    Clarence Fortun
  • Silver City
    Courtesy of Donald Schultz, Macedonia, Iowa. This picture was made from glass plate found in effects of the late Adolph Schultz of Silver City, Iowa. Picture was taken in early 1900 near Silver City. Power is by Stillwater. Names of men in photo are unkno
    Donald Schultz

  • J. I. Case engine
  • Johnson Brothers Plowing Outfit
  • Steam calliope
  • Case engine
  • 15-inch Locomotive
  • 32 HP Port Huron engine
  • Undermounted Avery
  • Steam engine
  • 2850 Case Separator
  • Paul Schurman
  • Stanley Steamer
  • Rumely Maste Gear Engine
  • Silver City

Antique farm machinery will be on display July 31 and Aug. 1 at the annual thresherman's reunion at the Ray Kestel farm, three miles south of New Lenox on Cedar Road. Here Kestel, right, and his son Kenneth stand behind an old steam engine which will be connected to an antique thresher in the background. Other steam engines, old autos and out-dated farm equipment will be on display and in operation. Rest and refreshment facilities will be in a tent on the grounds.

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