Saturday, April 29, 2017
Westinghouse portable steam engine

The top five of 10 most significant new developments in agricultural machinery during the 19th century and the first half of the 20th, according to columnist Sam Moore.
1948 Gibson Model E tractor

In 1933, Harry Gibson started the Gibson Manufacturing Co. in Seattle, Washington, as a heavy machine shop.
1929 Ford 4-AT plane

How would you feel about climbing into a vehicle that was built in 1929 and not only traveling at more than 90 miles per hour, but close to 2,500 feet in the air to boot?
drawing of eruption of Tambora

Sam Moore's grandfather, who was born in 1867, used to tell of hearing the old-timers, including his own grandfather, tell of the year when the Fourth of July was celebrated by throwing snowballs.
World War I horse-drawn artillery

The War Horses: The Tragic Fate of a Million Horses in the First World War by Simon Butler details the use, abuse, pain and suffering of horses used in World War I.
Marian and Sherman Moore

Did I ever tell you that when my mother met my father, he was living at the Beaver County Poor House? Yup, it's true!
Packard truck replica

A look back at the development of the Packard truck in the early 1900s.
1905 car

The Selden Patent may have advanced the automobile at a faster rate than it might have without such an incentive because other manufacturers didn't want to infringe the patent.
1939 Farmall tractor ad

Sam Moore shares a few humorous poems from his collection of old farm literature.
C-123 Thunderpig

The Air Heritage Musuem has a room that’s filled with flying memorabilia, photos and paintings, models, uniforms and equipment, bomb sights, instrument panels and other aircraft parts.
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