First Things


| March/April 1992

  • 6 HP McCormick Dearing

    Dennis Shimming
  • Case C Tractor
    When James C. Rogers, 112 Kimberly Dr. Frankfort, KY 40601, bought this 1937 Case C, #C473054, in September 1990, it had been sitting in a barn for 10 years. Before that, it had been used on a limited basis on a small Franklin County farm. Rogers now refe
    James C. Rogers
  • Happy Farmer 12-24 HP
    This 1919 Happy Farmer 12-24 HP, built in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, is owned by Alex M. Edgar, R.R. 1, Ayr, Ontario, Canada NOB 1E0.
    ?LaCrosse

  • 6 HP McCormick Dearing
  • Case C Tractor
  • Happy Farmer 12-24 HP

Dennis Shimming, P.O. Box A, Lewellen, NE 69147, sent this photo of three avid engine collectors sawing up a winter's supply of wood at his place. From left to right, they are Glenn Moreland and Eddie Thiemann  from North Platte and Jim Delahunty from Ogallala, all in Nebraska. The engine is a 6 HP McCormick Dearing Type M, in original condition. It was purchased from the estate of the late Carl Priesner of Ogallala, and runs like brand new. It was built in 1934.