Postcards


| July/August 1963

  • The boiler explosion
    This is a picture of the boiler explosion at Dowagiac in May 1908. The boiler was owned by Geesey Bros. Hoop Mill. Five men lost their lives in the explosion. No pictures of the boiler were available. It was a bricked-in type boiler and both flue sheets w
  • 1 scale Advance traction
    Here is a picture of my 1' scale Advance traction with Minneapolis features that was built from memory after 39 years absence from operating them.
  • 26 hp Reeves and 4 Deering
    26 hp Reeves and 4 Deering binders cutting wheat on C.P.R. farm at Bassano, Alberta, 1914.
  • Rapid River south of Baudette
    Sawing in April 1942 on Rapid River south of Baudette. Bud Hamilton on the old Advance.
  • 15 HP Case Engine
    This picture was taken on my farm west of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota in August, 1952. This machine is used every year for threshing and is in A-l condition. It is a Case Engine, 15 HP.
  • 1900 Beacon Drive
    Courtesy of F. D. Gallegher, 1900 Beacon Drive, Eugene, Oregon
    F. D. Gallegher
  • 16 HP Heilman Engine
    Here is a picture of my 16 HP Heilman Engine, No. 2574, with Arthur New and Alan New, age 7. Arthur New is the grandfather of Alan. This engine is in pretty good shape. It has the wooden front axle support and I think it is a rare engine. I recently purch
  • Thompson farm
    Here is a picture of us threshing in 1916 on the Thompson farm a few miles south of Dalton with a 36-56 Minneapolis Separator and a 22 HP Peerless Engine. I am at the throttle.

  • The boiler explosion
  • 1 scale Advance traction
  • 26 hp Reeves and 4 Deering
  • Rapid River south of Baudette
  • 15 HP Case Engine
  • 1900 Beacon Drive
  • 16 HP Heilman Engine
  • Thompson farm

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