STEAM ENGINES PLAY THEIR PART


| March/April 1962


The members of the Illiani Steam and Hobby Club and their engines helped make money for the Home Hospital Fair at the Tippecanoe Co. Fair Grounds at Lafayette, Indiana, September 15, 16, and 17.

The following men furnished engines:

Merlin Warwick, Dayton, Ind. - Baker Uniflow. (Clinton Crider used his low boy to pull Warwick's engine to Lafayette.)

Carter Dalton, Ambia, Ind. - Case model and model Case threshing machine. M. C. Lake, South Bend, Ind. - model Advance.

Robert Smith, Woodland, Ill. - model engine and model corn sheller, operated by son, Bob Smith, Jr. Charles Dilden, Dayton, Ind.-model walking beam engine and a model mill engine. A1 Torrenga, Lafayette, Ind. - model antique engine. Wilmer Ransom, Talbot, Ind. - worked all three days.

Leonard Mann, Otterbein, Ind. - model 5h.p. Huber, Kelly Duplex mill, Kenwood stone burr grist mill with burrs from France with which they ground whole wheat flour and corn meal. He also took a National Coffee mill beautifully painted with two coats of bright red enamel, all restored, and all letters gold painted. Used to grind whole coffee beans.






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