The Chemung Valley Old Timers’ had a very nice display at
the Arnot Mall on March 24, 25 and 26.
The Arnot Mall is located between Horseheads, New York and Big
Flats on Route 17. This is a large mall consisting of about 100
The members had on display three tractors, one fire truck, one
antique hearse which was on sleighs and was horse drawn.
Two washing machines which were the old type with a hand crank
on the top. A complete set of Maytag gasoline engines was displayed
by Pete Spencer of Elmira Heights, New York. There was one engine
displayed which was built in Elmira Heights by Field Force Pump Co.
Several other gasoline engines were displayed by many
Ted Kerrick had an antique victrola on display which was in very
good working condition. The Kerrick family also had a 1926 Oakland
A knitting machine was displayed by Alonzo Bergmann. Several
children got knitted head bands when Mr. Bergmann was showing how
this machine was used.
There was a display of miniature engines which were shown by
A good time was had by the Chemung County Old Timers members and
also by the spectators.
We are looking forward to having a display there again next year
and hope for another good turn-out.