GAS ENGINES AND TRACTORS

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Pictured is a tractor and binder and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Peterson, Benton, Minnesota- taken July 1917. 8 x 6 Happy Farmer, 7ft. right hand cut binder, McCormick. Courtesy of Henry Sanny, Le Mars, Iowa 51031
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This is my Oliver Hart Parr tractor and cultivator with a Maytag motor on the cultivator. This tractor was bought new in the Spring of 1935, by my Father. It is in good running order. Courtesy of Elmer Pletsch, R.R.I, Box 76, McNabb, Illinois 61335
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My restored tractor. I have owned it since 1958 and recently showed it at our Early Day Engine and Tractor Show at Sussex Wisconsin. It is a John Deere GP wide tread, built in 1932. Some day I would like to put steel wheels on it. Courtesy of Carl L. Borg
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Pictured is my Sattley 5 HP gas engine. It was bought new in 1920 by my Father. It was used to run the elevator in the corn crib for twenty years. Each year it elevated about 4000 bushels corn and 3000 bushels of oats. It also was used to pump water from
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My restored tractor. I have owned it since 1958 and recently showed it at our Early Day Engine and Tractor Show at Sussex Wisconsin. It is a John Deere GP wide tread, built in 1932. Some day I would like to put steel wheels on it. Courtesy of Carl L. Borg
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Roy Fine and his 25 HP Twin City. Roy finally got it to running after about twenty years of setting idle. The old gas really plugged the fuel system. This tractor was owned by his late father, Clem Fine. Courtesy of Roger L. Eshelman, Box 63, College Spri
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Eshelman's Titan 45. This tractor is always a big attraction. Courtesy of Roger L. Eshelman, Box 63, College Springs, Iowa 51637
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Waterloo Boy brought to the show by Ben Wilson of Hastings, Iowa. Ben has a very nice collection of engines and tractors and brings one or two different ones each year. What will 1975 bring Ben? Courtesy of Roger L. Eshelman, Box 63, College Springs, Iowa
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A newly restored Huber tractor belonging to A.C. Eshelman. Models are Linda Helm and Barb Vetter, both 'regulars' at the show. This Huber was restored by Cliff and Les Embree of Grant, Iowa. Courtesy of Roger L. Eshelman, Box 63, College Springs
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Early in 1974 I wrote to G.E.M. asking for help on restoring our Fuller and Johnson engine. I now have it cleaned up, painted and in running condition. Some statistics are: Fuller & Johnson, made in Madison, Wisconsin in 1921, Serial Number 74801, Type N.

The engine is a 35 H.P. Bessemer, 180 RPM, Type O.C., built at
Grove City, Pa. It was installed at Gasaway, W. Va. in 1910 to pump
water for the city. I removed it from its original foundation in
1970 and mounted it on the sub-base and skids as shown in the
picture. This engine is now 65 years old and still in good running
condition. I ran this engine on two weekends last Fall at
Charleston, W. Va. and many people stopped to look at it and ask
questions. I plan to run it several times this summer along with a
10 H.P. Ohio engine and a 10 H.P. McCormick-Deering engine which I
rebuilt this winter. The picture was taken by G. R. Conner, 706
Crestview Dr., Charleston, W. Va. 25302. Courtesy of Okey Moffatt,
Box 388, Summersville, West Virginia 26651


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