POST CARDS


| September/October 1963

  • The sawmill
    The sawmill owned by August Mirk, third from the left in the picture. The sawmill is a Birdsell and was located at Thresa, Wisconsin. It was purchased about 1900 and was used every year including 1928. The engine is an Avery 20 HP Return Flue and a very
  • Rumely
    Rumely
  • Drilling machine
    Keystone drilling machine that I want to give you credit for helping me find. In your Mar.-April 1958 issue you inserted a note that I'd sent you. Mr. Allen Blinn of Kittanning, Penna. knew of this machine and here it is. I intend to restore as near like
  • Rumely going up
    Will he make it??
  • Rumely going up
    Going up!!
  • Rumely
    Rumely
  • Rumely
    Can't you imagine something like this coming through town today-a big city about 5 o'clock traffic!! Wow!! Anna Mae
  • 3060 Rumely
    I have never noticed any 3060 Rumelys in your magazine and am enclosing one of ours. Five of us got this engine out of a scrap yard and have equal shares in it and it's on loan to Agricultural Memorial Museum of Manitoba At Austin, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Rumely got success
    WHEW! Success.
  • Jumbo
    Jumbo owned by Tony Rinski, Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
  • Russell Separator
    This picture was given to me by a friend and as far as he could find out they had been tearing d own an old house. It was taken about 1905 around 10 miles north of Mansfield, Ohio. It is a Russell Separator and you said at Montpelier that it was a N&S en
  • Peerless Engine
    18 HP Peerless Engine and 32' Red River Special Separator near Pernell, Iowa, August, 1919.
  • Silo filling scene
    Here is a picture of the silo filling scene near Lancaster, Wisconsin in 1914. The outfit is a 16HP Advance Steam Engine and a Bell City Filler. I am the owner and operator.
  • Engine
    This was taken about 1906. The engine was a Case, but I do not know the number of the model. Note the extensions on the wheel which 'Whiskers' patented and was testing when I took this photo. For field work the sections were reversed and made a
  • Avery Engine
    Here is a picture of a 1917, 65 HP Avery Engine. Locomotive boiler and side mounted. Very few of this class built.
  • Eclipse-Frick
    This picture of an Eclipse-Frick, No. 33534, 8 x 10 cylinder, owned by Clarence Nutt was taken Sept. 12, 1958 at the Maryland Reunion, Upperco, Maryland.
  • Team of oxen at Pion-era
    Team of oxen at Pion-era 1958, Saskatoon.
  • Minneapolis engine
    This picture of a Minneapolis, 14, HP, Engine was taken in 1904. The pop valve held but the main flue didn't. Hind wheels reared up and came down on the coal wagon. A small boy was sitting on the wagon, how he escaped only God knows. No one seriously hurt
  • Steam rig
    Here is a picture of a steam rig. I'm sure the readers know which one it is. The man on the rig is orrville Kindam, Gonvick, Minnesota.
  • Gas roller
    Rolling ash ph alt in Lorain Co. in the year 192 5. It was a Buffalo Springfield bought in 1924. I was her engineer until she was traded in for a gas roller in the early 30's.
  • Peerless Engine grading a road
    Noah Corn's Peerless Engine grading a road in the 1920's.
  • 3 wheel steam engine
    This picture was taken from a Southern Lumberman Magazine. I do not remember of ever seeing a 3 wheel steam engine.
  • Nichols & Shepard Steam Engine
    Ready to leave for Willmer, Minnesota from southern Kansas, a 35-120 HP Double Cylinder Nichols & Shepard Steam Engine. It was bought in Sept. 1960.
  • Baker Engine
    Here is a picture of a Baker Engine preparing beet ground on the Rice farm near Huntington, Indiana possibly in the early 1900's. Mr. John Raber, standing near the engine, is the owner of the engine.

  • The sawmill
  • Rumely
  • Drilling machine
  • Rumely going up
  • Rumely going up
  • Rumely
  • Rumely
  • 3060 Rumely
  • Rumely got success
  • Jumbo
  • Russell Separator
  • Peerless Engine
  • Silo filling scene
  • Engine
  • Avery Engine
  • Eclipse-Frick
  • Team of oxen at Pion-era
  • Minneapolis engine
  • Steam rig
  • Gas roller
  • Peerless Engine grading a road
  • 3 wheel steam engine
  • Nichols & Shepard Steam Engine
  • Baker Engine

These pictures were taken at the reunion at Wichita, Kansas in 1952. Mr. McMillen is the engineer.

I think these 3 pictures show a feat many of we folks who haven't been to 'steam meets' could never imagine. This is one of the many contests that are part of the Reunions. And I'd say this one is quite thrilling. Just picture yourself on that engine at that angle Whew! and then to get it stopped on time! Anna Mae

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