10101 Portland South Bloomington, Minnesota 55420
I live in Bloomington, Minnesota, but I was born and raised in
North Dakota on a farm near Strasburg. We had a hit and miss engine
that we used for grinding feed for the hogs and other critters.
I never forgot the sound of the hit and miss engine. About fifty
years later I’ve found a model E John Deere that was all in
parts and bad shape.
I gathered all the information I could get my hands on and
managed to restore it. I also found a burr grinder that I restored.
I think it works real nice with my John Deere. Now I use it to
grind feed for the birds that come into our yard, and again I can
hear the sound of the hit and miss engine.
The cart is solid oak. It takes about a minute to belt up and