Steam Engines
The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

Adding a Minnesota Giant Steam Engine to the Family

An Ohio woman's passion for steam expands with the purchase of an 1891 Minnesota Giant steam engine.

Buffalo-Springfield Road Roller

A 1928 Buffalo-Springfield road roller is at the heart of a Washington man's life-long love affair with steam.

Explore more articles that document the past and present of the antique steam engine hobby:
Antique Steam Engines
Steam Engine Company History
Steam Engine Collections
Iron-Men Album/Steam Traction Archive

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Songs of the
Iron Men

Enjoy the glory days of steam farming with Songs of the Iron Men – a 12 song audio CD of original music by editor Christian Williams based on poems originally submitted to Iron-Men Album in the 1950s. Listen to one of the songs on Christian’s blog, The Water Hopper.

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FARM COLLECTOR & GAS ENGINE MAGAZINE ARCHIVE USB 1951-2016

We have compiled 66 years of Farm Collector, Gas Engine Magazine, and The Iron-Men Album (Steam Traction) bringing you the most popular antique tractors, engines and farm equipment ever made…delivered on a flash drive that plugs into the USB port on your favorite device. Whether you’re interested in antique tractors and farm equipment or stationary gas engine information, use our search function to bring up all of the great information we’ve collected! For collectors and enthusiasts, dreamers and restorers, newcomers and lifelong collectors, we have you well covered.

By bringing together this complete collection of articles and photographs, we get to share the vast archives we've been able to accumulate over the years, much of it made possible thanks to you, our readers!

Today, as we forge ahead into a new and uncharted media landscape, we continue to invest in ways to deliver the most relevant and valuable content in the most efficient and innovative formats. This digital archive contains more than 17,600 articles formatted for optimal viewing on computers.

In addition to the ability to search the entire archive or browse by each month and year, the interface contains enhanced search features.

Search by:

  • Date range
  • Exact phrases and word combinations
  • Entire flash drive content
  • Headline only
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