Hand Start Cat 65 Caterpillar

Cat 65 being started by hand at the 2009 Golden Harvest Day

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1927 McCormick-Deering 15-30 First Start
A little rough, but it runs.

1929 Atlas Imperial diesel.
Originally installed in a tugboat which operated on the Columbia river, this engine was saved from the scrap pile and restored to magnificent condition for all of us to enjoy. This engine now resides at Berthused Memorial Park in Lynde, WA. and is run every year during the annual Puget Sound Antique Tractor Assn. Threshing "B".

Starting old Caterpillar D8 dozer with pony motor
Camp Creek Thresher show, July 2009 Wavery, NE. A friend of ours starting his 1945 (I think), Cat D8 for the antique parade at the show. Pony motor has a broken kill switch, so he puts his hand over the intake to choke it off.

TD9 Start