Program Books On The Rise

| November/December 1987

  • Wisconsin books

  • Wisconsin books

Organizations are finding large program books worthwhile, both to present pictures and stories of members and their engines, and to raise funds.

We'd appreciate hearing from your group on whether you prepare a book of this type, and whether your experiences have been positive or unfavorable.

One book we picked up on a recent trip into Canada was that of the Essex County Steam and Gas Engine Show, held at Southwestern Ontario Heritage Village.

This is a little over 8 x 11 inches, with brown ink on the white cover, which features a 1936 Massey-Harris Pacemaker which members restored. An article about the restoration appears inside.

The 1987 event, August 8-9, was the third annual show for this club, which is young but very energetic. Gerald Vincent is president; Rick Laramie, vice president; Kathy Laramie, secretary-treasurer. Board members are Dan Wiper, Brian Sturdevant, Elwyn Robinson, Bob McCracken, Don Webb, David Bailey and Cliff McGuire. Show committee members for 1987 are Orval McGuire, Bob Labute, Bob Janzen, Jim Alford, Ken Voakes and Rock Jones.

The issue covers 48 pages, with many advertisements. The Case-Eagle story is one of the articles; others tell of restorations and history.