I received one of the coolest Easter gifts ever last Sunday. We had the whole family up for dinner at our home, and my father-in-law says, "come out to the car and help me with something." First he hands me a small, glass tabletop and then the big surprise. He pulls out a 1962 Civil Defense… Continue reading My Easter Basket
March 17, 1936
It is amazing what you run into when you least expect it. I just so happened to find the former Allis-Chalmers Appleton Works in Appleton, Wisconsin, last weekend. It was fate when I caught a glimpse of the faded letters painted on the side of the factory complex. I started looking into this division of… Continue reading Allis-Chalmers Appleton Works
MKE Sentinel April 5, 1985
I ran into an interesting piece of Neenah history today. This was the door of a Bergstrom Manufacturing Company furnace. There were some other parts and components, but the door was an amazing piece with the company's name on it. I am unable to find any pictures or information about this furnace. I was able… Continue reading Bergstrom Furnace
For those of you operating a Allis-Chalmers Roto-Baler, this manual will be very useful for setup and maintenance of your machine. This manual covers details of all machines prior to serial number 68402.
The Allis-Chalmers West Allis Works office buildings on S.70th Street.
I created an Allis-Chalmers History Museum a few months back and have been making some progress on it. Right now it is just webpage powered by Omeka.net I am hoping that it can be a major source of information for Allis-Chalmers enthusiasts. Instead of it just being solely about tractors or other products, I am… Continue reading Museum Progress