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

Color Guide

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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