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Manufacturers Index - Northwest Thresher Co.
Last Modified: Jul 4 2014 1:07PM by joelr4
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The Northwest Thresher Company was located in Stillwater, Minnesota and was know to have manufactured steam traction engines, portable steam engines (ca 1880's), the Northwest separator, and water wagons. The steam traction engines were produced in the return flue and locomotive types, and with single or compound cylinders.

Information Sources:

  • Norbeck, Jack, Encyclopedia of American Steam Traction Engines, Crestline Publishing Inc, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Pg. 183
  • Steam Power on the American Farm by Reynold M. Wik, 1953 page 253
  • The Steam Tractor Encyclopedia by John F. Spalding & Robert T. Rhode, 2011 pages 260-268