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James Fleming Engine at Blakers Reunion

| September/October 1952

  • James Fleming Engine

  • 40x64 Minneapolis Separator
    Model 30hp. Huber and 40x64 Minneapolis separator built to 1 inch scale. This was built by Jacob Frank of Box 27,Olivia, Minn., in his spare time. Time well spent, Jake.
  • D. June Portable

  • Case 40 Engine
    Here is the Case 40 No.'1393 owned by E. C. McMillan,564 W. Broadway, Hoisington, Kansas. Mac will use it on the Incline at the Wichita Reunion. We think he can do it but advise that he put the platform on the front end.
  • Case Enfine
    Case in fair condition but no longer used.
  • 32 Double Reeves
    32 Double Reeves in very good condition but not for sale. Note wash tub turned up side down over stack, a very thoughtful practice. Owned by Morris Palmer of Trego, Montana.
  • 32 Double Reeves
    This one made the scrap heap, also a Reeves.

  • James Fleming Engine
  • 40x64 Minneapolis Separator
  • D. June Portable
  • Case 40 Engine
  • Case Enfine
  • 32 Double Reeves
  • 32 Double Reeves

JAMES FLEMING ENGINE No. 4. BUILT AT CARDONALD, NEAR GLASGOW, SCOTLAND IN 1900. RATED AT 2 HP. ON THE DRAW BAR. THIS ENGINE WAS AT BLAKER'S REUNION, 1952, AND CREATED NO LITTLE INTEREST. OWNED BY LEE GAEKE, 292 PACIFIC, PLYMOUTH, MICH. PHOTO BY JOHN B. GAFFIELD, PLYMOUTH, MICH.

Here is a D. June Portable rescued and reconditioned by Gilbert Enders, R. D. 3, Bellevue, Ohio. The D. June was made in Freemont, Ohio. The man who made the boiler is still living in that city. 'Gib' surely put a lot of work an it before it was allowed out in Society.