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Detroit 1915

Charles L. Shelton

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1948 Schramm Ford air 60 crawler. These were designed with railroad work in mind, and the total production in 1948-49 was only 150 units. The owner is Preston Foster of 3231 Randolph NW, Warren Ohio 44485.

The photo captioned 'At Detroit 1915, myself, Finley & Keesler' was submitted by Charles L. Shelton, 511 North Cochran, Hobbs, New Mexico 88241, a collector of one lungers. Possibly someone can identify these gentlemen?

Jim Coe of 119 Joshua, Henderson, Nevada 89015 sent us this picture of his 1932 Moto-Mower powered by a Briggs and Stratton model WA, and an Ideal model R (year unknown). Coe says he restored both engines himself with the help of other GEM readers.

A 'Gas Man's Glory' scene taken of the gas engine display at the Williams Grove Steam Engine Historical Association of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania in August 1983.

Olin 4 HP serial #89, manufactured in Buffalo, N.Y. around 1900. Owned and restored by Dale Nickerson, Glasgow Road, Cassadaga, NY 14718. This picture was taken at the 1983 New York Steam Engine Association's 'Pageant of Steam', in Canandaigua, N.Y.

An unusual Stroud tractor with carbide light and arrow that points in the direction the tractor is going. According to owner Erwin Kretzschmar of R3, Box 157, Floresville, Texas 78114, it is the only tractor built in Texas in the year 1920 by the Stroud Motor Company of San Antonio. As far as he knows, this is the only one in existence, and it was purchased new by a Mr. Pape of San Antonio Kretzschmar is the second owner.