COURTESY OF CLARENCE REED OF 426 MARGARET ST., AKRON
Mr. Charles S. McCleary of Huntsville , Ohio, sends us this 1900 picture of a complete Russell outfit. Charles is on the engine box and the only living person on the picture. Mr. McCleary is 73 and says he has quite a yen for the old traction engine. I wa
Mr. Charles S. McCleary
Mrs. Herb Davis of Tuscola, Michigan, sends us this 1953 picture of a 24hp. Port Huron at Beaverton, Mich. The men are, left to right: Herb Davis, Merle Newkirk, John Sandula, Mr. Sutliff, and Gerald Payne
Mrs. Herb Davis
Mr. Lewis R. Rowland, R. D. 2, Iola, Kansas, grinding feed with his 25-75 Gaar Scott double, heavy, rear mounted Plow engine, August of 1948
Mr. Guy W. Scheuler
Front view of the A & T bevel gear and shaft drive restored by the Arthur S. Young Company, Kinzers, Pa. Courtesy of a good man who wishes his name with-held
Right hand view of the shaft and bevel gear Aultman Taylor restored by the Arthur S. Young Co., Kinzers, Pa. Courtesy of a professional man who does not want his name mentioned
MRS. CLARENCE REED OF 426 MARGARET STREET, AKRON 6, OHIO, ASKING
ABOUT THE KIT-TEN ON THE HEAD TANK OF HER HUSBAND'S GAAR SCOTT
22 HP. ENGINE SHE SAYS IT IS A BEAUTIFUL, BIG, BLACK, DIRTY THING.
CLARENCE SATS HE LOVES BOTH SHE AND THE ENGINE. HE ALSO SAYS,
'IT WAS NO EASY TRICK TO GET HER CLOSE ENOUGH TO SNAP THE
PICTURE. SHE IS PLENTY GUN SHY, ANYWAY.' (CLARENCE IS A GOOD
HUNTER, AS HE AT LAST MANEUVERED HIS GAME INTO POSITION.
Mr. Guy W. Scheuler, 6130 S. 22nd St., Omaha, Nebraska, sends us
this picture of a 22hp. Baker pulling a Gaar Scott Mill of the
friction drive type, which is quite old. Taken at Thompson,
Nebraska, 1953. Omer Scheuler, brother of Guy, is the owner and
filing the saw. Guy sends a couple bucks to keep the steam up
another year. He says he has a Port Huron Longfellow No. 7738. It
sure is a shame so many steamers have been junked. My father was a
real good engine, separator and mill man. He has a 16hp. Gaar
Scott, 16 Aultman Taylor, 18 hp. Advance, 16hp. Russell, 20hp.
N&S. and a 14hp. Starr.