| February/March 1989

  • In memoriam

  • In memoriam

GEORGE E. NEAL, of Easton, Maryland, died on November 27, 1988 at age 70, as a result of injuries suffered in an unfortunate accident while erecting a tree stand prior to hunting season. George and his wife Pauline are familiar to engine enthusiasts from their appearances at gas and steam shows along the east coast, where they acted as representatives of the Stemgas Publishing Company. Messages of condolence may be sent to Pauline Neal, 230 N. Aurora Street, Easton, Maryland 21601.

JOHN H. CARSON, 75, rural Miltonvale, Kansas, died November 14, 1988 at the Ottawa County Hospital, Minneapolis, Kansas.

Mr. Carson was born May 25, 1913. He worked in various Ottawa County agricultural activities. He spent many years working for Chapman IH Implement Company of Minneapolis, Kansas. He was a member of the Mt. Liberty Methodist Church, and the Central Kansas Flywheels, Inc. of Salina, Kansas.

John was a colorful exhibitor at the engine threshing shows and centennial parades in the area with his trailer load of operating one cylinder gas engines and a W.F. Allis Chalmers tractor. He had a very good knowledge of the operation, care and repair of IHC equipment. He will be missed by his engine buddies and a host of friends.

John is survived by his wife, Leona, and sons John, Roger, and Arvin.

Submitted by Ewald Lofdahl, President, Central Kansas Flywheels, Inc., 1100 W. Diamond Drive, Salina, Kansas 67401.