RUMELY RECLAIMED


| March/April 1987


Box 245 Dawson Creek, British Columbia Canada V1G 4G7

This Rumely 1927 M model was bought new for two thousand dollars by my father, who farmed on the Saskatchewan prairies. He sold all his horses in order to obtain the money to pay for it and went straight power farming. This was a bit revolutionary in those days.

In 1940 he sold this tractor to me and I started farming in the same area of southern Saskatchewan. In 1942 I moved to the Peace River area of British Columbia and, at this point, sold the Rumely tractor.

In 1984, I found the Rumely, which had had three different owners. It had not run for 22 years, was in a fence corner and was in extremely run-down condition. Intake and exhaust had been left uncovered, with the result of much water and frost damage. I bought it back again and went to work on restoring it.

In August of 1986, I had it running and showed it at the Dawson Creek Fall Fair and won first prize in the Pioneer class.






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