Others in his collection include: Allis, Springfield, Garden-All, Bush Hogs, Wards, Shaw, Jacobsen, Case, IH Cub Cadet and Wheelhorse
. The latter, in particular, reminds Bob of youthful experiences with a garden tractor.
Kalb, who ultimately became one of Washington's most reliable wheelhorses
, spent the long winter at Valley Forge and an even worse winter the following year, 1779-1780, at Morristown, where he won the respect of his fellow officers and of the troops under his command, but where he was given no opportunity to prove himself in the field.
By infinitesimal stages we change from rebellious colts to seasoned, stolid wheelhorses
. Somehow we come not merely to accept the harness but to need it.