Postcards


| November/December 1969

  • 20 Hp
    Willis Boitnott is grinding the double seat main throttle valve of a 20 Hp. Avery and doing the necessary work to get the engine ready for the National Threshers Association Silver Anniversary Show at Wauseon, Ohio. This engine is owned by Earl Davidson,
  • 80 Hp Case engine
    The wheat was a little wet but did not make too much of a problem for this 80 Hp. Case and Avery Separator. This is one of the engines used in the South-west Antique Engine and Thresher Association Show at Haviland, Kansas.
  • Steam sawmill
    Wm. Bartley & Sons direct-drive steam sawmill, made at Bartley, N.J. circa 1920. In this view, we see the mill husk with engine, shortly after being unloaded at Whistles in the Woods Museum, Ellamore, West Virginia.
  • Powerful locomotive
    Union Pacific ''Big Boy'' 4012, world's largest and most powerful locomotive. It was built in 1941. Now is it resting peacefully at Steamtown, Bellows Falls, Vermont. It is 133 feet long and is 6000 Horsepower.
  • Case 20 H.P
    This is a 1913 Case 20 H.P. which is owned by my father, William Schneider, R. 5, Marshfield, Wisconsin who is standing on the back wehel. Mr. Schneider practically grew up from boyhood working with steam engines and took over his father's, the late Georg

  • 20 Hp
  • 80 Hp Case engine
  • Steam sawmill
  • Powerful locomotive
  • Case 20 H.P

This is a stereoscope picture. If you cut out the picture on the heavy lines and paste on light cardboard with rubber cement you will have a three dimensional picture you can view in the old fashioned stereoscope viewer glasses.

His father, the late George Schneider, also purchased the very first portable wooden wheel Case Engine. I do not know the history of this engine, but was offered a brand new Case Engine and separator for it by J. I. Case Company, if it had not been that the engine was destroyed. We still have the boiler.

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