Postcards


| March/April 1961

  • 20 hp Jumbo Engine
    20 hp 'Jumbo' Engine made by the Harrison Manufacturing Company, Belleville, Illinois, and owned by Mr. Everett F. Pyle, St. Jacob, Illinois. This Engine was exhibited and working at the new Reunion at Highland, Illinois, in 1960. It had a good
    Elmer
  • 30-60 Hart-Parr and a 32 x 52 Red River Thresher
    A 30-60 Hart-Parr and a 32 x 52 Red River Thresher. Taken in Kelso, Sask., in 1928.
    Elmer
  • Springfield Portable
    One of my father's outfits-a Springfield Portable, built sometime in the 70's or 80's, 6x8 cylinder. Note the wooden wheels. The thresher, I am not sure of the make, might have been a Champion or an O. S. Kelly. I was just 4 years old when this picture wa
    Elmer
  • Double cylinder composite Model
    Double cylinder composite Model with wolfe reverse. Engine is 20 inches long by 11 high and weighs 24 lbs. Owned by Mr. Wallace E. Wood of 54 Laredo Drive, Rochester 11, New York. See 'Notes from the Empire State' by Claude Abbert in Jan-Feb 196
    Claude Abbert
  • 24 hp Greyhound
    Pictured is my latest engine and the second one I have built. I made all the parts and patterns. I am going to stick to this size boiler. It is 12' x 63'. The front wheels are 4' x 18', the rear wheels, 7' x 27', the flywheel
    Elmer
  • Threshing rig
    Mr. Zahratka's threshing rig he had in the 1959 Threshing Bee at Montgomery, Minnesota, on the Bartusek Farm, Compliments of Steam Engine Tom, friend in crime with Steam Engine Joe.
    Elmer
  • Engine
    Robert says, 'I bought the engine but the wheels, boiler and steering are my own ideas.' It is not finished yet so we will look for a finished picture later.-Elmer
    Elmer
  • 20-40 Kiso
    Here is a 20-40 Kiso. Hart-Parr which I run breaking brush land at Stonewall, Manitoba, in 1928. A very nice outfit to handle. It is pulling a 24 inch Scrub Plow.
    Elmer
  • Little Toot
    My 'Little Toot',? scale of the Robert Bell engine company, Sea-forth, Ontario. Took me 5 years to build and I run with 125 lbs. of steam - sure runs swell and weighs about 450 lbs. or better
    Elmer

  • 20 hp Jumbo Engine
  • 30-60 Hart-Parr and a 32 x 52 Red River Thresher
  • Springfield Portable
  • Double cylinder composite Model
  • 24 hp Greyhound
  • Threshing rig
  • Engine
  • 20-40 Kiso
  • Little Toot

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