Chippewa Valley Antique Engine & Model Club


| April/May 1988

  • The gas engine lineup

  • 22 HP Bessemer
    Jeff Holbrook's 22 HP Bessemer.
  • 3 HP Economy Engine
    Antique band saw powered by 3 HP Economy.

  • The gas engine lineup
  • 22 HP Bessemer
  • 3 HP Economy Engine

Route 6, Box 235, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701

The grounds at the Little Ponderosa were cleaned and most of the hauling was done. We were ready to start our 24th annual show. The show has gone to a three day show held the second weekend in August.

Friday evening started out with a potluck supper about 7 o'clock with lots of good food and conversation. After potluck was a special pull for anyone with a John Deere H, this was won by Ralph Holbrook with George Perkovick taking second.

We also had what we think is a first. It was a gas engine can-shooting contest which was won by yours truly with Jeff and Greg Holbrook taking second. We hope to make this an annual event.

We had four steamers that were running the threshing machine, Melvin Gullickson's sawmill and the Baker Fan.

The steamers were as follows:


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