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| November/December 1969

  • Geiser F portable engine
    Geiser F portable engine, 6 Hp, acquired from Walter Clement, Auburn, Alabama. Unrestored, it awaits full restoration at Whistles in the Woods Museum, Rossville, Georgia shops. Geiser E portable engine, 5 Hp. built before Geiser began serial number in any
  • Woods Museum
    Woodsplitter, built by the Chattanooga Machinery Co., Chattanooga, Tennessee. Shown here at the Rossville, Georgia shops of Whistles in the Woods Museum. This woodsplitter was acquired in Virginia.
  • Mr. Charley

  • 45 Case loaded
    A 45 Case loaded on Leslie Olson's truck, June 8, 1969 in Mora, Minnesota, suppose someone was happy to get this when it was unloaded. Can you imagine anyone climbing way up there to cover a smoke stack on an old steam engine?
  • Case 60 Hp

  • Portable steam engine
    Circa 1880 Waterous portable steam engine with upright boiler. Anyone having pictures or parts, we would appreciate hearing from them.
  • Steam engines

  • Steam engines

  • Steam engines
    The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Association held their summer show near Federalsburg, Maryland, on August 8, 9 & 10, 1969. The weather was wonderful and there was a large turnout of enthusasts from that side of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay.
  • Road roller
    My brother and I have two engines. One is a Convertible - to road roller or traction engine for agriculture use. It is built by Aveling & Porter of Rochester, Kent in 1905 (Works No. 58010)
  • Steam engines

  • Porter engines
    8 ton road roller by the same firm built in 1923 (Works No. 10632). The convertible is a compound, 2 speed agricultural unsprung loco and the roller a piston valve, single cylinder model. Notice the distinctive trademark of the Aveling & Porter engines, t

  • Geiser F portable engine
  • Woods Museum
  • Mr. Charley
  • 45 Case loaded
  • Case 60 Hp
  • Portable steam engine
  • Steam engines
  • Steam engines
  • Steam engines
  • Road roller
  • Steam engines
  • Porter engines

The roller has been fully restored and we are at present repainting the traction engine to the same standard.

Mr. Charley Spiecer of Sarasota, Florida applies a coat of Kilrust to the injector steam line on his engine. The Sawyer-Massey Engine has just been equipped with an all welded boiler built by a machine company in Illinois that built steam engines several years ago. It was my pleasure to witness the double working pressure by-drostatic test on this boiler and needless to say it was in perfect condition. Charley who is now retired, will have many years of trouble free pleasure from this new boiler and rebuilt engine. This engine was in the NTA Steam Show at Wauseon, Ohio.

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