Sunday, December 4, 2016
Let's Talk Rusty Iron

Let's Talk Rusty Iron

Alice Ramsey

Alice Ramsey's journey across the country continued.
Alice Ramsey

Ninety-seven years ago this month, the U.S. media was all agog about the first woman to actually drive a car from coast to coast, Alice Ramsey.
1909 International Harvester Auto Wagon

This week is the rest of a list of what I consider to be the 10 most significant new developments in agricultural machinery during the 19th century and the first half of the 20th.
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.
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