THE LONELY THRESHER.


| September/October 1966

  • Huber Engine
    This picture of a Huber, 10 HP, No. 6647, was taken in 1903. Courtesy of Mr. Roy Conn, R. D. 6, Wooster, Ohio 44691
    Roy Conn
  • Locomotive
    Courtesy of Mr. Hugh Grant, Box 201, Chappell, Nebraska 69129. This is a picture of a 0-4-0 locomotive used to transfer railroad cars of beets at the Great Western Sugar Company factory at Ovid, Colorado. This engine, Locomotive '2150, was built in 1
    Hugh Grant
  • Unusual mailbox
    Take a look at this unusual mailbox. It is a cylinder out of a threshing machine. Note the engine & separator on top of mailbox and also the large machines in background. Courtesy of Mr. Roy Conn, R. D. 6, Wooster, Ohio 44691
    Roy Conn
  • Hay-rack
    Courtesy of Mr. Roy Conn, R. D. 6, Wooster, Ohio 44691
    Roy Conn
  • Threshing outfit
    Courtesy of Edward Holmquist, Dallesport, Washington 98617. This is a picture of my father's threshing outfit, taken about 1904 somewhere south of Wilman, Minnesota. The man on the water wagon is my uncle, Alfred Newberg, and his father is holding the gra
    Edward Holmquist
  • Charley Morse
    Courtesy of Lauren D. Christy, 804 Gillette Avenue, Gillette, Wyoming 82716 Threshing header stacks on Morse farm in 1914 or 1915. Charley Morse at throttle, Fred Morse on thresher.
    Lauren D. Christy
  • Olin Thompson
    Courtesy of Olin Thompson, Route 2, Elbow Lake, Minnesota Olin Thompson is given a helping hand at the throttle by Queen of Steam Kathy Risbrudt of Dalton, who reigned over the three-day Dalton steam-threshing bee.
    Olin Thompson

  • Huber Engine
  • Locomotive
  • Unusual mailbox
  • Hay-rack
  • Threshing outfit
  • Charley Morse
  • Olin Thompson

Elbow Lake, Minnesota 56531

(I found this story quite interesting and if you have any young folks in your home - believe they will enjoy it. Thank you Dr. Ostergaard, for taking your time to write it. - Doc was a medical missionary to India some years ago.)-Anna Mae

'Gran'pa tell us a story, please.'

Thirteen year old Selma and her twin brother, Mike, tired of playing monopoly, wondered what to do next.



Their grandfather lay down the book he was reading. 'I might do just that,' he said, 'if you will be quiet and listen.'

'We will,' choursed the twins.