| November/December 1998

  • Steam tractor
    Steam tractor and threshing crew in field ca. 1896. From the Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Steam engines
    Photo courtesy of Karen Hemrich, Curator of Cedar Valley Memories, Mitchell County Historical Society.
    Karen Hemrich
  • Old threshing
    Old threshing photo courtesy of Morris Blomgren, of 10139 Blomgren Road, Siren, Wisconsin 54872.
    Morris Blomgren
  • Minneapolis
    Photo courtesy of Larry Creed, R.R. #13 Box 209, Brazil, IN 47834.
    Larry Creed

  • Steam tractor
  • Steam engines
  • Old threshing
  • Minneapolis

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Minneapolis steam engine owners, note how your Minneapolis engine cylinder and heater should look! This 24 HP Minneapolis engine is owned by the Terry Bodine family of Convington, Indiana, and is shown here at the Illiana Antique Power Show.

1914 Reeves 40-140 Cross Compound

This is the largest of all known steam engines and the only one left in the world that is still running. It is shown pulling the 14 bottom plow for a demonstration at the 2nd Annual Steam Engine Show of the Mitchell County Historical Society in August 1997. 


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