SHOW REPORT


| November/December 1964



Case 16 HP engine

This is a copy of a 1913 photograph showing a Case 16 HP engine and a Case separator, owned and operated by my brother-in-law, George Mlazgor. It was taken near Lakefield, Minnesota.

1407 S. Courtland Ave. Kokomo, Indiana

The Elwood Historical Club held its fifth annual 'Steam Threshing and Saw Milling show' on July 24, 25, 26; 1964. The show took place on the Robert Meyer' farm, 5 miles north of Elwood, Indiana. The three-day event was the most successful yet. An estimated 10,000 attended the week-end doings.

The show opened Friday morning July 24 at 10 A. M. with Richard Baker of Windfall, Indiana singing the national anthem, while the American flag was raised. A prayer was given to start the ceremonies off.

At 10 A. M. the threshing and sawing began. There were several large steam engines on display. They include :

A 1924 Keck Gonnerman, 22 horse power engine owned by Harold Wil-burn, Elwood, Indiana. T 1915 Case 65 horse power engine owned by Rudolph Shinholt, Jones-boro, Indiana.

A 1922 Baker 23 horse power engine owned by Basil Harvey, Greentown, Indiana.