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Old 06-17-2017, 12:01:16 AM
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Here's a few more from quite some time ago. Don't know the years except the one with the 110 Case was from the 1985 25th anniversary show. The other 3 photos I picked up at flea markets but I'm sure they are from the Milton show.


The last picture is of Earl Davidson's Rare 30-60 Fairbanks Morse tractor (only a handfull still around) it ended up in the OAM in Milton untill sold and then went back to the states.Tractor was restored a few years back.
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Engine in the second picture is the Fox Family's 20-22 Waterloo from the Pickering area.The picture might have been taken in the 60's or 70's? Maybe early 80's.I am not shure what became of this engine?.The first photo is of Jr Christian's 110 Case from the states
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Caser, the Frick may be the one that belonged to Wally Orth. I remember it from early shows, but seem to recall it had a canopy. I believe it may have gone back to the States.

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Ad for the 1963 show and the Old Fashioned Days
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I was asked by Stak member Bubbles brother Mark if i could post these here in this thread.First Picture is of Bob Randall and Sid Dance of Milton with Bob's gas engine collection at Steam Era 1963.The second picture is of Bob Randall's Grey Dodge Coupe with his Massey Harris gas engine loaded up ready to go to the first Show in 1961 out in front of his house in Milton just a block away from the fairgrounds.Third picture is of Captain John Leonard and Bernet Porter at Milton Steam Era 1963 Bernet Porter's K Steam Engine running the pump to operate the band organ and the last picture is of Captain John Leonard with the band organ at Steam Era
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Where is the band organ these days?

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Where is the band organ these days?

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As far as i know Mrs Leonard still has it
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You can probably see, and hear, that band organ at the Niagara Antique Power show this July 1 weekend.
It is a lovely piece of equipment, but the thrill quickly wears off if you happen to be set up near it at a show.
The Captain was an interesting dude, wasn't he!?
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Steam Era 1970


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Have not seen that film in years. Thanks for posting!
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Thanks for finding that. Those guys on there made the club and the show. It's interesting to see a lot of the same equipment that's still around, but without the old guys it doesn't really feel the same. Thanks for posting those movies.
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Caser, the Frick may be the one that belonged to Wally Orth. I remember it from early shows, but seem to recall it had a canopy. I believe it may have gone back to the States.

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Yes Russell and Wally Orth from around the Burgessville area
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More from the early days
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It's nice to see the older shows like that and remember those good times and a little sad missing the old timers. I have the same around here where i was the youngest, but I am now the oldest. In some instances, I am the only one left in a scene or activity. At the family reunion, last Sunday, I was the oldest!
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Albert Fife is in one of the pictures above. He was a great guy. Just a little guy, but he could still fire up and handle a big tractor like the 30-60 C-F-M.
He seemed to hate magnetos though! I used to run the 20-40 Model G Oil Pull at the museum. It was a fine tractor with lots of power, but Albert, at least I think it was him, had converted it to a battery, coil, distributor. It would not hand start worth a damn, but if you pulled it about 3 inches, it would fire up and run all day. One day,Tom who ran the farming operation there, took me into one of his storage rooms. There were the mags that Albert had taken off the tractors! I don't know what became of them.
In his later years, Albert was seriously burned in a gasoline blow-back at his home. I am not sure that he ever recovered from that.
In my books, Albert was one of the pioneers in the tractor hobby in Ontario.
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I used to run the 20-40 Model G Oil Pull at the museum

You ran a Oil Puke?
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Yes. One year they had it at SteamEra. For some reason, I felt it needed more cooling oil and so filled it right up. No one told me the top of the cooling fins were "vented" It became a real Oil Puke at that point. That area probably has not grown grass since!
Mr. Roadhouse had a little Type K Rumely there, fresh off the truck from Stan Reynolds. He got her running as she was, which was with a whole lot of piston blow-by. We had her running several times, and although she was a little hard to start, she ran well but smoked like a regular old whore. I imagine the citizens living to the east of grounds would have been sick of it after a few days, as she really laid down a smog. She got better as the show went on and the rings seated back in!
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Yes. One year they had it at SteamEra. For some reason, I felt it needed more cooling oil and so filled it right up. No one told me the top of the cooling fins were "vented" It became a real Oil Puke at that point


I guess you did not attend Rumely school?
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