THE PIONEER GAS ENGINE ASSOCIATION


| November/December 1963

  • Model T Ford
    Photo taken at the Reunion of Richland County Threshers Ass'n. Mr. Richard Buckingham, R.D. 2, Grafton, Ohio taking my daughter, Donna Mae Runals for a ride in his midget Model T Ford. Some of your readers may recognize the curious spectators.
  • Threshing engines
    Some of the engines at the Eastern Montana Threshing Bee held last September 23 and 24. Denny Bublitz of Beach, N. D. is working on his scale model Case. The next engine is owned by J. M. Wold of Oswego, Montana. Then we see Steamer and Thresher of Ol of

  • Model T Ford
  • Threshing engines

Secretary Treasurer, 201 North Main St. Honeoye Falls, NewYork

The third annual reunion at Wolfs-berger park of the Pioneer Gas Engine Association, was held on Aug. 2, 3, 4 with a good attendance despite the rainy weather. The home cooked dinners were enjoyed by everyone and the girls sold out a couple of times.

Wally Habecker brought his Case separator and Homer Prudom fired the the Museums 25 hp Huber t6 thresh a couple of toads of wheat grown on the Museum grounds for the occasion. Claude Abbert announced the events and Jim Cain did a good job of firing the 15 hp Leffel portable, supplying steam to run the many fine models exhibited under the supervision of Clarence Stilson.

The old shingle mill from the Mendon Pioneer Museum collection was operated by Harry L. Schoff who wore a full beard to help the town celebrate its 150th anniversary. The mill was driven by the old Rumley oil pull manned by Norm Steffan.



Mr. Hiller and Jake Hershey exhibited several well restored gas engines from their large collection. Chas. Rolf brought a small gas engine he designed and built in 1905. Al Naracong, Dave Schapp, Chas. Beebe and Dick Wood all had their one lungers popping along as good as new.

Mr. and Mrs. Norton of Syracuse were on hand and Mrs. Norton played many old selections on the 1895 Waterloo parlor organ.



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