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Looking Back: Steam threshing

Looking Back: Steam threshing

Steam threshing history

Before 1915, James R. Vernon uses what may be a Waterloo Boy steam tractor to power the belt for a thresher on his farm located southwest of Lorenzo, Nebraska, in Logan County, Colorado.

James R. Vernon uses what may be a Waterloo Boy steam tractor to power the belt for a thresher on his farm located southwest of Lorenzo, Nebraska, in Logan County, Colorado.

This photo was taken prior to 1915. The original source of horse-power was still used to pull the water tanker and haul the crop in a box wagon. 

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