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									     Table One.
     Steam Traction Engine and Farm Implement Manufacturers

     Company                                  Headquarters
1     Advance Thresher Company                Battle Creek, Michigan

2     Advance-Rumely Thresher Co.             La Porte, Indiana
      American Engine Company                 Jersey City, NJ
3     American-Abell Engine & Thresher Co.    Toronto, Ontario
      Ames Iron Works                         Oswego, NY
4     Atlas Engine Works                      Indianapolis, Indiana

5     Aultman, C. Engine & Thresher Co.       Canton, Ohio

6     Aultman-Taylor Machinery Co.            Mansfield, Ohio

7     Avery Power Machinery Co.               Peoria, Illinois
8     Baker, A.D. Co.                         Swanton, Ohio
      Benecia Agricultural Works              Benecia, CA

 9    Best Manufacturing Company              San Leandro, California
10    Birdsall Engine Co.                     Auburn, New York
      Blumentritt Company                     Spring Valley, MN

12    Buffalo-Pitts Steam Roller Co.          Buffalo, NY
      Buffalo-Springfield Roller Company      Springfield, Ohio
      Byron, Jackson Machine Works            San Francisco, CA
14    Case, J.I. Threshing Machine Co.        Racine, Wisconsin
      Coffin & Standish Company               Martinez, CA
15    Colean Mfg. Co.                         Indianapolis, Indiana
16    Cooper, C. & G. & Company               Mt. Vernon, Ohio
17    Farquhar, A.B. Co.                      York, Pennsylvania
18    Frick & Co.                             Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
19    Gaar Scott & Co.                        Richmond, Indiana

20    Geiser Mfg. Co.                         Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
21    Goodison, John, Thresher Co. Ltd.       Sarnia, Ontario
22    Hagerstown Steam Engine & Machine Co.   Hagerstown, Maryland
23    Harrisburg Car Mfg. Co.                 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
24   Harrison Machine Works               Belleville, Illinois
25   Heilman Machine Works                Evansville, Indiana
     Holt Manufacturing Company (became
26   Caterpillar Inc.)                    Stockton, California
27   Hooven, Owens & Rentschler Co.       Hamilton, Ohio
28   Huber Manufacturing Co.              Marion, Ohio
29   June, D. & Co.                       Fremont, Ohio
30   Keck-Gonnerman Co.                   Mount Vernon, Indiana
31   Kelly, O.S. Co.                      Springfield, Ohio
32   Lansing Iron Works Co.               Lansing, Michigan
33   Leader Tractor Mfg. Co.              Des Moines, Iowa
34   MacDonald Thresher Co.               Stratford, Ontario
35   Marion Mfg. Co.                      Marion, Ohio
36   Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co.    Hopkins, Minn.
37   Monarch Roller Company               Groton, New York
38   Morningstar Mfg. Co.                 Napoleon, Ohio
39   Morris, George W.                    Racine, Wisconsin
40   Muncy Traction Engine Co.            Muncy, Pennsylvania
41   Northwest Thresher Co.               Stillwater, Minn.
42   New Hamburg Mfg. Co. Ltd.            New Hamburg, Ontario
43   Nichols & Shepard Co.                Battle Creek, Michigan
44   Prairie Queen Manufacturing Co.      Newton, Kansas

45   Port Huron Engine & Thresher Co.     Port Huron, Mich.
46   Price, Jacob                         Racine, Wisconsin


47   Reeves & Co.                         Columbus, Indiana

48   Remington Co.                        Woodburn, Oregon
49   Robinson & Co.                       Richmond, Indiana




50   Rumely, M. Company                   La Porte, Indiana
51   Russell & Co.                        Massillon, Ohio
52   Scheidler, R. Co.                    Newark, Ohio
53   Stevens, A. W. Co.                   Marinette, Wisconsin
54   Twentieth Century Mfg. Co.           Marinette, Wisconsin
55   Waterous Engine Works Co. Ltd.       Brantford, Ontario
56   Westinghouse Co.                Schenectady, New York
57   White, George & Sons Co. Ltd.   London and Brandon, Ontario
58   Wood Brothers Thresher Co.      Des Moines, Iowa
59   Wood, Taber & Morse Co.         Eaton, New York
mplement Manufacturers
                Traction Engines                                                       Implements
       Brand Name         Horsepower                      Boiler Type   Threshers
                                 10-55


                                                          Locomotive
      "Cock o' the North Line"   12, 22, 28, 32           Locomotive


      "Canton Monitor", "The
      Star", "The Mogul"         10, 12, 14, 20, 22, 25                 "The American"
                                 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18,
      "Eureka"                   20, 25
      "Yellow Fellow". Bulldog
      nameplate symbol         20, 30, 40, 50                           "Yellow Fellow"
      "20th Century"           10-50


                                 30, 50, 110
                                 8, 15, 18, 20, 22
                                 6, 12, 24                Return flue
                                 8, 10, 13, 16, 18, 20,
      "Buffalo Pitts"            25, 27, 30, 35                         "California"


      "Eagle"                    9-25; 65; 150                          "Agitator"

                                30
      "Bevel Gear or Spur Gear" 15, 18
      "Ajax"                    7-15 (4 models)
      "Eclipse"                 36                                      "Eclipse"
      "Tiger", "Big Forty"      6-32, 40                                "Tiger"

      "Peerless", "Anderson"     22
                                 22

      "The Paxton"
"Jumbo"                     10, 12, 16, 20
"Improved Traction"         10-20

"Caterpiller"               40, 60
"The Monarch"               10, 12, 16
"The New Huber"             30

                            19, 22
                            15, 18

                            25
"The Decker Engine"         25
"Leader"                    25
                            20, 22, 26, 35            "Minneapolis"
                            30
                            16, 18
"Plowing Engine"            20, 30

"New Giant"                 14

"Red River Special"         16, 20, 25


"Longfellow"


                            13, 16, 20, 25, 32, 40,
                            140
Patents transferred to Best
Manufacturing Co.
"Corliss Conquerer"         10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 25




"Rumely Flowing Engine",
"Rumely Plowing Engine" 8-25                          "Ruth"
"The Russell"            10-150                       "Cyclone", "Boss"
                         25
                         20, 25                       "Big Four"
                         30
"The Watrous Engine"     10-20
"Traction Engine"   6, 10, 15                Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4
                    25
                    16, 18, 20, 22, 25, 30   "Humming Bird"
Implements
     Separators        Notes
                       Compound and simple engines, single-cylinder
                       Organized in 1915; purchased by Allis-Chalmers,
                       1931.




                       Non self-propelled
                       Early vertical boiler; "Star" and "Mogul" were
     "The Rich"        "locomotive mount" engines.


                       Some built "Locomotive style". Company died in
     "Yellow Fellow"   1923 because it could not innovate.


                       Tricycle carriage, vertical boiler. Acquired by Holt
                       Mfg. Co. in 1908.
                       Single- and double-cylinder; tandem compounds


                       Single- and double-cylinder engines


     58", 62"          Single- and double-cylinder; tandem compounds




                       Single- and double-cylinder
                       Purchased by Emerson-Brantingham Implement
                       Company

                       Non self-propelled
                     Top-mounted, single cylinder

                     Tricycle carriage

"The New Huber"      Single- and double-cylinder
                     Non self-propelled; vertical boiler


                     4-wheel drive, reverse stack




                     Single- and double-cylinder engines




                     Single- and double-cylinder engines

                     Single- and double-cylinder engines
"Prairie Queen"
                  Single- and double-cylinder engines; cross-
"Rusher"          compound engines
                  Tricycle carriage; built under license by J.I. Case
                  Single- and double-cylinder engines; cross-
                  compound engines. Large engines were 2-stories
"Reeves Compound" tall for driver visibility.




                     Acquired Gaar-Scott and Advance Thresher Co.
                     in 1911; Northwest Thresher and American-
                     Abell in 1912. Reorganized as Advance-Rumely
                     in 1915; acquired Aultman-Taylor in 1923. Was
"Ruth"               acquired by Allis-Chalmers in 1931.
"Farmers' Friend"

                     Both over- and under-mount; single-cylinder engines
                     Double-cylinder, under-mounted.
                     Single-cylinder, top-mounted
                 Vertical boiler

"Humming Bird"   Single- and double-cylinder

								
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