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Gas Traction Big 4 from Blomgren Estate


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G'day Allan I know the feeling well, the more people who are or will be watching multiplies the level of cantankerousness the BIG Four will have. but you triumphed in the end well done from down under. I have been putting photos together for you of the foundry and furnaces, and will send them to you soon. Norm
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Might have been Cantankerous that day but it sure ran nice in Rollag!

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Sooner or later they all get cantankerous........or the owner.......or both.......

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You did a fantastic job detailing the progress on the Big 4. Thanks for sharing. I met Morris Bloomgren a couple of times. He seemed like quite the character, a nice gent.
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We have the third Big 4 engine running. This engine goes into the 1910 Gas Traction tractor that we will have for sale when the tractor is finished. The first engine went into our tractor and the second tractor went into the Flatmoes tractor. https://youtu.be/0p8d5a52XWQ
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The big Four FACTORY has once again excelled. what a fantastic job you guys do.
Regards from down under.
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https://youtu.be/aCKTKGKhnDQ
We have ran the engine for about 4 hours and have it running very well now.
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Allan and Arnold Severson in the Root River parade this afternoon

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Eight years ago we had our Big 4 tractor at the Minnesota State Fair alongside Steve Bauer's Big 4 tractor. This morning we took it back to the fair alongside Steve's tractor again.
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Saw your tractor on Monday. Beautiful tractors.

Are your rear wheels taller then Steve's?

Best Memory of the fair would have to be the guy who stumbled into the bathroom about 10pm with a pail of cookies in one hand and a beer in the other. He walked up to the urinal on the wall and proceeded to do his job with out pulling his shorts down. He stumbled backwards drank some beer, had a cookie and stumbled out the door (Dripping the whole way).
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