Mitchell County Historical Society Cedar Valley Memories – Osage, Iowa
Osage, Iowa has on display are five fully functional antique steam engines: Reeves 40-140 cross compound tractor, 1913 Case model 110, 1910 Phoenix Caterpillar log hauler, 1922 32-hp Advance-Rumley, and 1878 Bluementrit two-cylinder. Home of the Smolik exhibit of steam engines, vintage machinery and an old railroad depot. On display in the Smolik Exhibit, includes Osage’s own 1901 Frazee automobile, the first gas-powered car manufactured in Iowa, and the only one ever made, designed and assembled in Osage.
Admission – None
Directions – 1½ miles west of Osage on Iowa Highway 9
Hours – 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., daily, Memorial Day weekend – September 30
Phone – (641) 732-1269