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Freeman L. Holden, Box 97, RR 1, Ellsworth, Wisconsin 54011, had to take the entire engine apart during the restoration of the 10-20 McCormick Deering shown above. The valve lifters had to be driven out with a heavy hammer; they were frozen in place.

The 1919 Model H Rumely Oil Pull below was purchased in the spring of 1989 by Terry L. Grice, R.R. 1, Box 54, Geneva, Iowa 50633. The tractor was put in running order by Leo Brubaker of Prairie City, Iowa. Grice finished the tractor by building the canopy, putting rubber tread on the wheels, stripping it to the frame and straightening, cleaning and painting it.

A George garden tractor, built by the George Garden and Tool Company of Sullivan, Illinois. It is owned by Cyril Fries, 316 E. Second St., Kimberly, Wisconsin 54136.

Fred Steinkamp, 1622 N. 15th St., Beatrice, NE 68310, and son Kent restored these Dempsters-a 1?, a 2?, and a 6 HP. The engines were manufactured in Beatrice in the early 1900's; the factory is still producing farm equipment.

Three McCormick M's: a 1930 1? HP, a 1918 3 HP, and a 1923 6 HP, restored by John Hamilton, 461 Algonquin Place, Webster Groves, MO 63119.