Western MN Steam Threshers - Community Forum

WELCOME TO THE WMSTR COMMUNITY FORUM

Welcome!

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Site Questions

Ask any questions you may have about the forum. Find out how tos for posting pictures, setting up Avitars, and posting threads.
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The Chapel

Prayer Forum

Need a prayer - Send a Prayer
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Tributes

Tributes and Obituaries for Members Past Away
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Education on the Hill Areas of Focused Heritage Education on the Hill

Steam School

Steam school is the premier hobby steam education event in the United States.
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Rollagology

For matters and information regarding the newest education addition to WMSTR... "Rollagology"
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Kids Day

A day for kids and parents to come out and learn more about our show.
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Interpretative Centers

Interactive interpretative stations around the show grounds. Some manned by volunteers and some automated to help the public understand the operations and history of the exhibit.
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Steam Power on the Hill Discussions and Comments on Steam Power and Related Topics

Steam Traction Engines

Discussion, history, and pictures of steam traction engines displayed on the show grounds.
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Stationary Steam

Discussion, history, and pictures of the stationary steam exhibits on the grounds.
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Nebraska Engine

Threads on the restoration of the Nebraska steam engine.
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Railroad Action on the Hill Information on the Railroads, Depots, and Railroad Heritage Displays at WMSTR

Engine 353

Discussion threads relating to the Soo 353
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The Porter

Discussion threads on the Porter #3
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Depot Division

Discussion threads about the WMSTR depots.
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Motorcars

Motor cars and motorcar sheds and equipment discussions
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Ortner Railroad

History, pictures, crew, projects, and activities on the Ortner railroad
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Rolling Stock

Discussion threads on cabooses, Case car, and all other rolling stock on the railroad.
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Railroad Projects and Work Weekends

Discussion and listings of what's happening on the railroad.
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WMSTR Railroad General Discussions

Catch all for threads relating to the railroad
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Miniatures and Models on the Hill Discussions on The Displays of the Scale Model Exhibits at WMST

Miniatureland

Discussion threads on the WMSTR miniature equipment located in Miniatureland.
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Models and Miniatures on the Hill

Models and Miniatures that hang out in other places on the hill
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Threshing and Farming on the Hill Displays that are the Roots of the Show Discussed Here

Threshing

Threads on farming on the hill. Shocking, Threshing, forage chopping, etc.
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30's Era Farmstead

Watch the farmstead develop and discuss history.
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Sawmills at WMSTR Discussion and History of Sawmills on the Hill

Briden-Roen Sawmill

History and discussion on the Briden- Roen Sawmill
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Earl's Mill

What's happening at the sawmill in the hill.
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Larson Sawmill

Information and discussion related to the Larson Sawmill. AKA The Thick and Thin Mill
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Miniature Saw Mill

The miniature saw mill powered by the Lang's model steam engine.
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General Saw Mill Related Discussions

For all posts that don't quite fit with a specific mill on the hill
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Gas and Diesel Tractors Topics and Discussion on Farming Motors

Steel Wheel Tractors

Discussion Threads on the big old steel wheel tractors.
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Rubber Tire Tractors

Discussion on the wide variety of the rubber tire tractors on the hill.
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Steel Tracks

Threads on tracked tractors used for Farming.
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Tractor Pull

Threads on the WMSTR tractor Pull. When, Where, and How.
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Stationary Gas and Deisel Engines Postings and Discussion on the "Wheeze Wheeze Wheeze POP Wheeze" Engines

Stationary Gas and Diesel Engines

Postings on the "Wheeze Wheeze Wheeze POP Wheeze" engines.
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Horsepower Area Discussions on the Turn of the Century Farmstead and Related Horse Farming Activities

Horse Power Area

Discussions on the turn of the century farmstead and the related horse farming activities.
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Ladies Activites Pioneer Ladies Activities

Pioneer Ladies Activities

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Boutique

News on the Ladies Boutique
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Pioneer Ladies Building

Discussion on the exhibits of the Pioneer Ladies Building.
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Cookbook

Communications and planning for the '09 feature cookbook.
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Historical Displays and Demonstrations Heritage of Many Crafts, Demonstrations, and Displays

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Main Street Now and Future

Post and talk about main street displays and discuss what we would like to see on main street in the future.
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Style Show

Discussions on demonstrating the fashions that were.
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Merry Go Round

Threads on the C.W. Parker Merry go Round
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Wood Carvers

Discussion Threads on the wood carvers activities
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Prony Brake

Threads on the horse power testing done by the crew of the Prony Brake.
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Blacksmiths

Heat it, Hit it, Make it
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Machine Shop / Foundry

Discussion and what's happening in the machine shop and foundry.
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Pioneer Village

Threads on what's happening at the water wheel powered work shop.
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Soap Making

Threads on the demonstration of making lye soap as they did in pioneer days.
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Antique Vehicles on the Hill

Threads and pictures of antique vehicles displayed on the hill.
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WMSTR Media Alley Media Outreach for WMSTR

WMSTR Video Production

Discussions and announcements about our show videos.
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WMSTR Showbook

Announcements and discussions on the annual steamer hill show book
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WMSTR Website Information

Questions, Comments and Updates about the Rollag family of websites (Forum, Online Store and Rollag.com website)
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Musical Exhibits Discussions on Musicians and Musical Exhibits

Musical Instruments and Equipment

Discussions on care, cleaning, and Storing of musical instruments.
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Music on the Hill

General topics concerning music on the Hill
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Construction Area Exhibits Construction Exhibits and Happenings in the Sandbox

Mary Sue

Discussion on the 50 B
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The Marion

Threads about the Marion Shovel
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Osgood Steam Shovel

Beautiful steam shovel working on the hill
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Marion-Osgood Steam Shovel

One big steam shovel for display at the hill!
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Construction Area Exhibits

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General Construction Discussion

General discussion on Exhibits in the Sandbox
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People and Heritage on the Hill Background, Heritage, Celebration, and History of the Members That Have Mentored or Influenced Your Involvement at WMSTR

People and Heritage on the hill

Background, heritage, and history of members that have mentored or influenced your involvment in WMSTR
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Transportation On The Hill

Information related to getting around the showgrounds, visiting, and acceptable ATV usage and other general transportation related information.
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Annual Expo / Feature Discussion and Information on the Features and Expos

2006 Expo - Case

Threads on the Case expo and related events
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2007 Feature - Youth and Models

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2008 Expo - John Deere

The "Long Green Line" on display! Joy!
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2010 Allis Expo

Persian Orange will be the color of the year in 2010.
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2011 Avery Farm Machinery Feature

The year of the Bulldog
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2012 IHC Expo

Red Power Days at Rollag
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2013 Garr-Scott

Garr-Scott The tiger line
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2014 - Construction Equipment Expo

Announcements, Discussions, and Information on the 2016 Construction Equipment feature.
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2015 Feature - Blacksmithing

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2016 - The Great Minneapolis Line

Discussion and information on the Minneapolis Expo
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2017 Feature - Emerson-Brantingham

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2018 Feature - Home Built Ag Equipment Feature

Dennis and Sharon Peterson Show!
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2019 Case Exposition

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2020 Otto Engine Feature

Year of the Withers family!
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2021 Oliver / Hart Parr Exposition

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Administration Member forums and assistance. Registration information and general administration information.

Administration / Registration

Announcements and Bulletins
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Schedule development for the show

We are attempting to gather information to develop a comprehensive schedule for the show. Post what you are doing, where you are doing it and what time you are doing it during the show. We will try to get this information compiled and out to our guests. We may not connect with a lot this year but this will be an ongoing thread that we will use on a yearly basis to help our guests.
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Safety on the Hill

Safety discussions on the hill
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WMSTR PROJECTS

Threads on projects new and ongoing and thier needs and progress.
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Wants and Needs

Looking for donations of equipment to the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion. Please respond to threads of needed equipment with what you have available and we will Private Message you to get further information and arrange details.
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Endowment

Bulletins and Announcements on what is happening with our endowment fund
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WMSTR Water and Light

Discussion on utilities on the hill
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General Discussions and Posts For any acceptable topics that do not fit under a specific heading in this forum

General Discussions

For any acceptable topics that do not have a heading in the above forum menu.
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Trivia Poll

Pick the answer you think is the correct one and watch for the results.
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Test Forum Used for testing your posting skills.

Test Forum

Here is the place to get used to posting and placing pictures.
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