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Courtesy of Harry Hall, 223 High St., S.E., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102. This Nichols and Shepard Double Cylinder Engine was built in 1922 and is Number 13951. It develops 20-75 HP and is owned by Mr. R. W. Creek, Batavia, Iowa. It is said to be the las
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Courtesy of Harry Hall, 223 High St., S. E., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
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Courtesy of Jack Beamish, Box 271, Hamiota, Manitoba, Canada Picture of myself getting a little exercise on the end of a fork handle.
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Courtesy of Jack Beamish, Box 271, Hamiota, Manitoba, Canada You can see the four presidents heads in the distant background at Mount Rush-more. The elevation was 7242 feet with a great view.
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Courtesy of Harry Hall, 223 High Street S. E. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102. Tandem Compound Advance Rumely Engine owned by Maynard Wright, of Bird City, Kansas. In good condition it was one of the few compound cylinder engines at the Antique Engine and T
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Courtesy of Robert L. Johnson, Route 1, Box 265A, Rossville, Georgia 30741
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Courtesy of Fred Fox, Box 146, County House Rd., Mt. Royal, New Jersey 08061. ''I went to Swaffam to do a deys throshin' for northin''. I wish the truck had not been in the way of the camera as the action picture would have been most real. In fact, it eve
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Courtesy of Fred Fox, Box 146, County House Rd., Mt. Royal, New Jersey 08061
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Courtesy of Fred Fox, Box 146, County House Rd., Mt. Royal, New Jersey 08061. Ready to ''Throsh''. The English traction engine with the threshing (or for the Limey farmers name ''Throsher'') outfit.
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Courtesy of E. R. Dugan, Sr., 436 No. Library, Waterloo, Illinois 62298
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Courtesy of E. R. Dugan, Sr., 436 No. Library, Waterloo, Illinois 62298
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Courtesy of S. J. Arnold, 1009 Amber Rd., Orlando, Florida 32807. Mount Washington, New Hampshire Cog Railway showing the racks between the tracks and the snow banks on the sides. Notice both rails end on the same tie as the splice bars are shown opposite

A very old photo of a rare Climax class ‘A’ logging
locomotive. Many of these had wheels for operation over wood track
or peeled poles; and to the best of our knowledge, no Climax A
engines are in existence today. There were at one time hundreds of
these little engines, not really much bigger than a traction
engine, in the woods at work. The engine is a vertical 2-cylinder
type, located behind the boiler, on the platform, behind the
engineer; and is geared to the wheels. These locomotives had a
2-speed gearshift.

‘2’ scale English Type Merry Go Round with 2′ scale
Burrell Showmans engine alongside. Picture taken at the Kinzer
Show, August 1967.

Both the engine and carousel were run on ‘piped’ steam
from the models boiler at the Kinzers show. The most comments were
received on the Friday evening after sunset when all the small
lights were lit, there being over 100 in all.

Here we are, E, R. Dugan and my Father, Michael R. Dugan, set
and threshing wheat up on top of Hell’s Half Acre. You can see
the left hand side of the 14 h.p. Jumbo; the band wheel was on the
left side also. Oh, the rhythm was sweet and hard to beat from this
little engine as you can see. My father was a thresherman for many
years before my timeonly he didn’t follow them all over the
country as I did. He stayed at home.

To all my old steam buddies I say, see you at Mt. Pleasant,
Iowa. These pictures were taken about 1917.

E. R. Dugan and his Father, Michael Dugan, now deceased,
threshing wheat down in Southern Illinois, south of St. Louis in
the hills. You can see by the picture that we have a little 14 h.p.
Jumbo Engine all hot and bothered ready to go hooked onto a 32′
Belleville Separator. That’s my father standing on the
separator tongue while I took the picture. We had a long, hard
rocky hill to climb up to a place called Hell’s Half Acre. I
hope Father is on that beautiful isle of somewhere running a 14
h.p. Jumbo. See you at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

Getting Ready For The Show W. J. Coonrod is furnishing steam
from his engine to steam clean an Advance Rumley owned by Jarvis
Appliance Company of Washington, Iowa. The Advance is an 18 HP and
was built in 1922. This picture shows in a small way the tremendous
amount of work necessary to get all the engines and machinery
cleaned and ready for the exhibition. Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Association Show.

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