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| November/December 1954

  • 22 advance rumley engine

    BY C. J. BUTLER
  • Four Wheeled Drive traction engine

    Henry Ford Museum
  • Old Jumbo engine
    Mr. R. E. Alexander of Bourbon, Mo., sends us this interesting picture saying I am enclosing a picture of my 1889 16 hp. Jumbo. Old Jumbo is my choice pet and sets under my choice maple tree in my front yard. This engine is in A-1 condition.
    R. E. Alexander
  • Robert L. George
    1880 Robert L. George engine of 6 hp. It was made at New Lisbon, New York. This is the way it looked when I got it home.
  • Engine
    Here is the picture today. Carries 40 lbs. and runs well on 5 lbs. It does not weigh a ton. It is owned by Wm. Van Atta, 26 Richard St., Johnson City, N. Y. Mr. Van Atta says the engine is for sale.
  • Minneapolis 36x60 Separator
    20 hp. Gaar Scott Return Flue with drop firebox engine and a Minneapolis 36x60 Separator. T. N. Miller, owner, and Ed. Nienstedt, Antelope, Kansas, engineer. It was Ed., who gave us this picture.
  • Four horses
    Four horses in a Sweep Power at the Bough and Tumble Engineers Reunion at Kinzers, Pa.,1954. The horses are the property of Samuel King, Paradise, Pa., and are driven by Raymond Smoker, of Bird-In-Hand, Pa.
  • Rough and Tumble Railroad train
    The Rough and Tumble Railroad train at the end of the run. This engine was built in the shops of the Arthur S.Young Co., Kinzers, Pa. It was a free ride and every one took advantage. It was the source of a lot of joy. We will have more on this engine in a
  • Frick Traction engine
    16h p. Frick Traction No. 21041. There is a Frick Thresher in the barn, and both are owned by Albert S. John-son, Washington, Pa. Mr. Johnson is at the controls. The engine was built in 1922 and is still being kept in first class condition for the next jo
    Vic Wintermantel
  • Four Wheeled Drive traction engine
    Mr. Frank R. Davis, Curator of Mechanical Arts, The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, sends us these two pictures of the Four Wheeled Drive traction in the Museum. We are pleased to have them and know you will be more than pleased to ha
    Henry Ford Museum

  • 22 advance rumley engine
  • Four Wheeled Drive traction engine
  • Old Jumbo engine
  • Robert L. George
  • Engine
  • Minneapolis 36x60 Separator
  • Four horses
  • Rough and Tumble Railroad train
  • Frick Traction engine
  • Four Wheeled Drive traction engine

On page 17 of the sept-oct., issue of the album you will find a letter from baxter, iowa, unsigned. It was sent to us by c. J. Butler of baxter, iowa. Here is further explanation.

The church rented a farm and it is being farmed cooperatively by the members. Our cover shows them threshing the crop of oats. The engine on the right belongs to c. J. Butler and is pulling a 32x52 advance rumley belonging to otto schurman and on the left is an outfit belonging to donnell dectrich and is a 22 advance rumley engine and a 40x62 case thresher. This group cleared $5900.00 last year for the parsonage. Mr. Butler does not say what denomination they are but from the cooperation and interest it should be methodist

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