HARVEST FESTIVAL at Reynolds-Alberta Museum


| September/October 1996

  • McCormick Deering Separator
    Reynolds-Alberta Museum, McCormick Deering 22' separator.

  • McCormick Deering Separator

Reynolds-Alberta Museum, PO Box 6360 Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada T9A 2G1

The Harvest Festival weekend at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada, was enjoyed by more than 4000 visitors. Indoor and outdoor demonstrations and activities took place each day.

More than 35 pieces of vintage agricultural machinery were operating and on display as the crew brought in the harvest of 30 acres. The vintage tractors included a 1910 Fairbanks-Morse, 1911 Nichols and Shepard steam tractor, 1914 Rumely steam tractor, 1917 Holt Caterpillar, 1922 Sawyer Massey steam tractor. Of special interest was the 1908 International Harvester Corporation 12 HP friction drive gas traction engine used in combination with a 1915 Call-of-the-West hand feed thresher.

Some visitors chose to watch, while others took an active role in steam threshing, combining, binding, stooking, baling, grain grinding and grain cleaning.



Interpretive programming included flailing, winnowing, grinding and bread baking.

New components to this year's Festival were bread baking and tasting. Bread baking demonstrations included Ukrainian Kolach (braided bread), sour dough, country, raisin, rye, and fruit.



SUBSCRIBE TO GAS ENGINE MAGAZINE TODAY!

Gas Engine Magazine A_M 16Gas Engine Magazine is your best source for tractor and stationary gas engine information.  Subscribe and connect with more than 23,000 other gas engine collectors and build your knowledge, share your passion and search for parts, in the publication written by and for gas engine enthusiasts! Gas Engine Magazine brings you: restoration stories, company histories, and technical advice. Plus our Flywheel Forum column helps answer your engine inquiries!

Be sure to take advantage of the Square Deal Subscription Program.

  • No Missed Issues.

  • No Renewal Notices.

  • No Additional Cost.

The Square Deal Subscription Program is designed as a paperless transaction with automatic renewals at a preferred low rate.   With advanced electronic notification, a 100% satisfaction guarantee and an easy opt-out plan, the Square Deal Subscription Program is the best value, risk free, eco-friendliest way to subscribe.




Facebook YouTube

Classifieds