Post Cards


| September/October 1985

  • Wilson Des Moines
    The Wilson Des Moines owned by Bob McClure, Bloomington, Illinois
    Charles Wilson
  • 1931 John Deere GP tractor
    Restored 1931 John Deere GP tractor. Owned by Bruce Dougan, 2731 Harmony Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722.
  • Wilson Des Moines
    Wilson Des Moines owned by George Archer, Des Moines, Iowa
    Charles Wilson
  • Wilson Des Moines
    Wilson Des Moines owned by Charles Wilson, Waukegan, Illinois.
    Charles Wilson
  • Old War Horse
    The Old War Horse Owned by Charles Wilson, Waukegan, Illinois
    Charles Wilson
  • Standard cream separator engine

  • 1 HP Monarch Engine
    This 1 HP Monarch #15577 belongs to Trev Jackson of 10589 Crary Lane, Kirtland, Ohio 44094. It was the second engine completed by Jackson, who is now 18. The project, completed in 1983, took about a year, and the cart used to mount the engine is made of
  • 1920 7 HP Hercules cord wood saw

    Kathleen Daigle

  • Wilson Des Moines
  • 1931 John Deere GP tractor
  • Wilson Des Moines
  • Wilson Des Moines
  • Old War Horse
  • Standard cream separator engine
  • 1 HP Monarch Engine
  • 1920 7 HP Hercules cord wood saw

Charles Wilson, of 1215 W-Graves, Waukegan, Illinois 60087, sent us these four pictures of engines shown at the Denmark, Iowa 1985 show. Note that all four of the engines have the 'donut' flywheels.

Hal Dunbar of 2390 Sunset Lane, Adrian, Michigan 49221found this Standard cream separator engine in Reading, Michigan, missing a carburetor, gas tank, magneto and ignition system. It took Dunbar almost a year to find out what make the engine was, and it now runs very well.

Kathleen Daigle, of R.F.D. #1, Powerhouse Rd., Moodus, Connecticut 06469 sent this picture of her husband Joe's 1920 7 HP Hercules cord wood saw. Kathleen writes, 'He has spent thousands (it seems) of hours patiently cleaning, sanding, repairing and painting 'the engine' to perfection, leaving no nut or bolt unturned! 'She notes that the photo was taken in front of a year's wood supply!