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Greyhound steam engine run at Trumball County Reunion


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I got a call from the Amish. Mr Byler's 24 hp Greyhound steam traction engine will be at the Trumball County Steam Engine and Old tractor Reunion Friday- Sat June 6th and 7th. Saw milling and spark show at dusk. I am not aware where it is located. He mentioned that it is not far from Jonas Stutzman Boiler Company. It must be between hwy 528 and 524 off hwy 87 Middlefield, Ohio
I am ready to jump in take pictures and video both days.

He has completely rebuilt the engine, tuned it in and installed a brand new Stutzman boiler. Photo below.
Anyone from stakers going ?
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Default Re: Greyhound steam engine run at Trumball County Reunion

I called the Stutzman today. They are now cutting a bunch of lumbers for six hours 8000 boards feet. More to cut the rest till Saturday. He said There are some steam engines out there doing busy work with Baker's, Greyhound,Advance Rumely, other?? This is a private local Reunion ( no advertisement).
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Default Re: Greyhound steam engine run at Trumball County Reunion

Got a call today. There are 7 steam engines presented maybe one more.
Three Bakers, two Advance Rumelys, One Keck and one Greyhound. Weather for Friday is expecting partly cloudy sunny high 90's. Chance of rain 40% Saturday 80's.
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Did that 24hp Greyhound come from the Flowers family down in southern Ohio?
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Did that 24hp Greyhound come from the Flowers family down in southern Ohio?
No,
The W. Flower's Greyhound engine went to one of their friend bought it. Around few years ago i called them at the time he had 3 by pass surgery. Rant I don't remember their name. I got to find in file. Sometime I may find a new owner and stop by.
Mr Byler's engine was bought by private owned in Pa with no serial number tag. This is new in my research record.
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Default Re: Greyhound steam engine run at Trumball County Reunion

I just got home today at 3:30 in the morning. I didn't attend the Saturday show. The show is a impressive crowd for the first annual. I noticed there were 98% of Amish. Two percent of which include others (who?), myself, several of them are member director of NTA help them set up prony brake. I see a Greyhound running on prony brake, baker fan and a transfer sled. This gives me heart beat . The exhaust is a loud low tone while on brake horse power. It is a amazing how loud wide open. It's very powerful with 9 3/4 by 11 inch cylinder with Balanced Gould valve. It tested prony brake at 121 hp.
Here is a different story. They haven't saw lumber until the Friday show. There are three Ad Bakers, Two Advance Rumely and a Greyhound. No Keck showed up.
They did a fine job on the belt.
There are approximately 17 gas tractor and one hit and miss engine.
At dusk I have taken some photos of spark show while pulling transfer sled. It surely is neat to see. The Greyhound did pull transfer sled three times all full pull plenty of power. The front wheel went up a little and wheel slip little. They asked me to hop in to steer for the last of show pulling transfer sled and amazing spark show in the air before the the loud locomotive steam whistle blasted. the show is all over. A bunch of people leaving in the crowd and on the road. I have long delay on county roads passing a bunch buggies. Finally at home 3:30 am with all of my steam engine smoke all my clothing.
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