Steam Farming in Montana: Four Generations of Steam Engineers

Since the 1880s, the Yaegers have been farming with steam in Montana

The 20 hp Case steam engine Dad used to cross the Missouri River on ice, shown here. The Yaegers daily average was about two sacks of seed, which sold for $50 each during the Great Depression.
The 20 hp Case steam engine Dad used to cross the Missouri River on ice, shown here. The Yaegers daily average was about two sacks of seed, which sold for $50 each during the Great Depression.
Courtesy of Gary Yaeger