Monday, August 18, 2008

Pictures

The slide show still ain't working, kiddos! So I have downloaded a MINUMUM amount of pictures of tractors and such so that you are not overwhelmed at opening the blog.


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Lots of cool engines for running lots of cool things
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Notice the smoke
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Small engines run by gas
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Cool car
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Even buggies
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Hand cranked water pump
(These are designed with chains like a bicycle and little buckets to carry the water up to the pump head,)
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A broom maker
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Stitching the broom
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Blacksmith
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A machine for making veneer
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This is also a tractor!
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Norm learned to drive on one of these (not the crank in the front for starting
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A day old colt (couldn't get him to turn around)
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A Swedish (Mennonite) windmill - still working for grinding grain
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Mennonite summer kitchen
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Bedroom in the Mennonite house
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A horse-drawn trolley for traveling to and fro
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Wayne tried to steal my "pony"
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I want this car!
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Humongous tractor
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Small sawmill
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A view of some of the machines
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Don't cha think Norm has ENOUGH wood?
Trim from the sawmill - cedar and black walnut!
The trusty pony, "Flash" makes herself usefull!
It was a beautiful day - you have a beautiful day!

4 comments:

Kati said...

Looks like a fun and beautiful day, Connie!! Glad y'all had such a good time!

Jan said...

hi Connie,
my computer has been flaky but I am enjoying seeing all your pictures. Seems like
you are having a full summer.

Jan

Candy Duell said...

Again, your a busy lady! Your pictures tell the story in themselfs :) What is Norm going to do with that wood?

Enjoy yourself at the fair.

City Mouse said...

Really, really awesome pics of the machines and old-time crafts and skills. My two favorite pics are the sun coming through the smoke and the Mennonite bedroom. Really gorgeous - the pics you post of the sites you guys travel to are always a joy to see. (Love that first machine pic too!!)