Postcards


| November/December 1968

  • Sawmill
    The sawmill photo show Glen Orbaker (tailing) and myself sawing hemlock, using the Fitz Burnham water turbine for power. (Hannibal Center, Oswego County, New York).
  • 20 Hp. engine
    20 Hp. engine on a 24 HO Boiler Port Huron Engine.
  • Scale model engine
    The small '' scale model engine I bought at an auction and it is unfinished to date. I am building a 2'' scale model of J. I. Case traction engine.
  • Marsha and Earlene
    No information with this one but I recognize Marsha and Earlene -don't you?? I think it must have been about 10 years ago.
  • Oldie
    This is an ''oldie'' found in some of Elmer's possessions during one of the movings of the office, so while I have no courtesy line to go with it, I'll put the information that was on the back.
  • Case 50 Hp. engine
    A picture of a Case 50 Hp. engine that was bought from Neil Miller at Alden, Iowa. Left to right: Ralph Etler, Neil Miller and myself. We are going to show it at our County Fair this year.
  • 30 Hp. Advance Engine
    The two pictures are of the same engine. Above picture, the engine is ready for the big belt.
  • 30 Hp. Advance Engine
    Picture shows the engine in the belt and ready to thresh. The engine is a nice 30 Hp. Advance. Pictures were taken Aug. 27, 1955 by Merle Jones of Little Falls, Minnesota and as of that date the engine was or is yet owned by Harold Williams of Ada, Minnes
  • The Boss
    A snapshot taken from tank of Russell engine by Rev. A. Preston Gray Nov. 1, 1967.
  • J. I. Case outfit
    Photo by Rev. Gray, showing his Weeden, J. I. Case outfit at left and other equipment
    Rev. Gray

  • Sawmill
  • 20 Hp. engine
  • Scale model engine
  • Marsha and Earlene
  • Oldie
  • Case 50 Hp. engine
  • 30 Hp. Advance Engine
  • 30 Hp. Advance Engine
  • The Boss
  • J. I. Case outfit

20 Reeves, A. R. 20,Baker, 19 Port Huron, Portable Case, Home Made. 65 Case, 12 Case and Gaar-Scott.

Also these names were on the back and while there are more people pictured than there are names, I thought perhaps you could pick some of them out, so here goes: Ralph W. Shelburne, Anthony Moorman, Bernard Kreckler, Howard Ewank, Keith Mauzy, Gus Reisner, Nelson Howard, Lawrence Porter and Luther Caldwell.

Also on the back of picture is 'Ind. Brotherhood Thresherman Reunion, Rushville, Indiana 1951 held in conjunction with the Rush County Fair'.

Hope you enjoy it - Anna mae.



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