SHOW REPORT


| November/December 1964


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.