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Mr. Irvin L. Middleton, Box 32, Ruleton, Kansas. Coming and going.
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Here is a familiar sight to many of you older boys. This is Dalke, Alexandria, Va., when he was working in Portis, Kansas in 1928. Those days may have passed but they have sweet memories
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Diedrich L. Dalke operating an Advance Rumley at Portis, Kansas, 1928. He operated for two seasons for Ed Grieves.
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A scene at the Western Steam Fiends Association, Millers Sawmill and Park, Yacolt. Wash. There maybe an article on this gala doings in the ALBUM.
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8x10 Frick (Eclipse) Traction engine and plows. Two gangs of three discs each, cutting six and one-half feet. Plowing 12 acres per day of 10 hours. They burned 1200 lbs. of coal per day. Note heavy timbers to weight the plows the ground being very har
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A general view of a section of the Steam farm engines in Ford's Museum. If you have not been there you will want to make a visit and if you have you will look a long time at the picture. Sent to us by the Curator, Frank R. Davis.
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This is another view of the 16 hp. Frick owned by Byron Kitch. The engine was built in 1911. It was built for exhibition work and was at several of our Fairs in Eastern Pennsylvania. Mr. John Shannon of Carlisle, Pa., who gave us the pictures is on the ex

One thing you could say about a Frick you could belt forward or
back. This made them quite desirable for saw mill purposes. We just
know a lot of our readers have not seen an engine belted backwards.
In many places in Pennsylvania, where barn threshing prevailed it
was difficult to get the smoke stack far enough away from the barn
to clear the insurance policy and by belting backwards this helped
considerably. This rig is owned by Mr. Byron Kitch of R. D. 2,
Carlisle, Pa. It is a 16 Frick and a Case 28×50 separator.


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