THE EGAN SHOW


| January/February 1973

  • Case Engine
    Eisner Machacek of Northfield, Minnesota with his model of a 1915 Case Engine belted to a circular wood saw.
  • 12 HP Russell  engine
    A 1910 model 12 HP Russell steam engine just arrived to take part in the North Missouri Steam, Gas Engine and Antique Show and Demonstration. The owner is Robert Kirkpatrick, Nameson, Missouri. Photo by Janet Vanderpool, of the Advocate-Hamiltonian Newspa
    Russell Moss,
  • 40 HP Case Engine
    Gene Roggeman as he stands ready for action with the 40 HP Case he ran for Lloyd Belden. These snaps were all taken at the 1972 Egan Threshing Show. Courtesy of John Hays, 1511 Iglehart Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55104.
    John Hays
  • 30 HP Case
    Photo is Ted Knack at the controls of Lloyd Belden's 30 HP Case
    Ted Knack

  • Case Engine
  • 12 HP Russell  engine
  • 40 HP Case Engine
  • 30 HP Case

1511 Iglehart, St. Paul, Minn. 55104.

The Fourth Annual Egan Steam Threshing Show was held September 16th and 17th of 1972.

Fair fall weather sustained the efforts of the Ohmann families together with the people who brought machinery to the show.

I did not learn the extent of the show organization other than that George H. Ohmann, Jr. is the head man or president of the organization and his wife is secretary.



Mr. Ohmann's father, George H. Ohmann, Sr. who has farmed for years on the farm where the show was held, is a very active man and was busily engaged getting engines belted to a wood-framed McCormick Deering Thresher, so that the cylinder would run at the correct speed.

Different makes of tractors, a Steamer and a 12-20 Rumely Oil Pull were tried. I noticed the Oil Pull stayed as long as any of them, so it may have been close to producing the right speed for threshing.