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SEVERAL DIFFERENT TYPES of blacksmithing tools sit ready to be used at the WMSTR blacksmith shop in Rollag.

Molding metal at Steam Threshers

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On a beautiful, bright, sunny day at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers' Reunion (WMSTR), men gather in a dark, hot, smoky place to learn a long lost trade, to make something with their own hands or just to fiddle around with metal.


The blacksmith shop at the Rollag reunion is always a bustling place with spectators watching people of every ability work metal into useful or decorative items.

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