View of lay shaft, eccentrics and valve push rods-Parts on floor from other engine being overhauled are McCord oilers mud ring and exhaust valve assembly.
View of piston and rod removed from engine. Half-moon piece on floor is mud ring which bolts around cylinder to form water jacket for cooling.
Picture Show Carl Mehmke, well-Known Montana collector with his 5-10 Avery and 35 AC crawler. Photos were sent by Ted Worrall, Star Route, Box 62, Loma, Montana 59460.
Two pictures above show Carl Mehmke, well-Known Montana collector with his 5-10 Avery and 35 AC crawler. Photos were sent by Ted Worrall, Star Route, Box 62, Loma, Montana 59460.
'I was reading in your magazine an article about an Empire tractor owned by Ernest L. Pease. I own one just like it. 1948 model 90, serial number 6541, engine number 1146614. My name is Clifford J. Pease and my tractor runs great. I use mine almost every day. 'Clifford Pease' tractor is pictured in two views below. He lives at 373 144 Street, Caledonia, Michigan 49316.
Above is a recently completed restoration by Dave P. Lambrecht, P.O. Box 33, Custer, Montana 59024. Lambrecht is a john Deere collector, who is about to take on a 1937 BW. 'I silk screen all the lettering for an original look and try to do a good job of paint for a showroom look.' Lambrecht has been restoring tractors since 1965, when he started with a 1930 model GP standard.
This Imperial Super Diesel No. 501J, 8-10 HP was built by A. H. McDonald, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1923. The engine is compression ignition with a 'Brons' type injector and starts on kerosene and runs on distillate. Ray Ryan, of R.M.B. 4299, Numurkah, Victoria 3636, Australia sent the photo, and notes that we don't see many Australian engines in GEM!
1935 John Deere G.P.O. Lindeman Crawler, serial number 0-15704. There were about 25 built by Lindeman Brothers of Yakima, Washington. This tractor is owned and restored by Lester, Ken and Harland Layher, R.R. 2, Box 252, Wood River, Nebraska 68883.
This picture was submitted by Rusty Brizendine of 3296 Garden Valley Rd., Roseburg, Oregon 97470, who writes: 'Enclosed is a picture of a 1906 Master Workman made by Temple Pump Company. It's a two cylinder, 5 HP inverted make and break type engine. Each cylinder has its own make and break ignitor. I understand this is a very rare engine.'
Here is a sample of Don Winkler's fine collection of perfectly restored Lauson gas engines. Lauson, a local manufacturer, was a fairly common name in this area, and Don has built a good reputation for their expert restoration.
Fred Reckelberg, club president, always puts on a great show with his 65 HP 1924 Case steam traction engine and Meadows portable saw mill.
Don Bender's 1916 Avery is a rare and unusual tractor. Here Don has stopped to shift gears, accomplished by sliding the whole engine along the frame!
Above is a pair of Case tractors ready to be taken to a show by Ron and Vicki Shipman and their antique truck. For further details on these projects, see story on page 12 in this issue.