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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Since its founding in 1985, the Coolspring Power Museum in Coolspring, Pa., has been recognized as housing one of the world's finest collections of early and historically significant internal combustion engines. Designated a Mechanical Engineering Heritage Collection by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2001, the museum's 20 buildings shelter a collection of more than 250 engines, 40 of which are profiled here on this DVD in a museum overview edited by former Gas Engine Magazine editor Christian Williams.

About Gas Engine Magazine: In print since 1966, this bimonthly magazine is a trusted source of information and advice for antique gas engine collectors in the United States and abroad, featuring restoration stories, company histories and technical advice from fellow collectors. For more information, visit us at www.GasEngineMagazine.com.

Gas Engine Magazine extends its sincere gratitude to the Coolspring Power Museum and its amazing band of volunteers for making this project possible. Special thanks go to the following Coolspring Power Museum experts for volunteering their time and knowledge in compiling this video: Paul Harvey, Founder; Preston Foster, Curator; Clark Colby, President; Mike Murphy, Board of Directors member; Wayne Grenning, vintage engine historian. www.CoolspringPowerMuseum.org

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GAS ENGINE MAGAZINE ARCHIVE CD SET (1966-2004)

The Complete Archives on CD — Everything published in Gas Engine Magazine from 1966 through 2004. Four fully-searchable individually wrapped compact disks featuring nearly 7,000 articles.

*PC requirements: CD-ROM drive (auto-start should be enabled). Microsoft® Windows 98 SE (Second Edition) or newer; with Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5 or newer, or Netscape 7 or newer. You will also need Java Virtual Machine (VM) version 1.3 (free download from www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp) or newer browser plug-in with Java enabled on your browser and computer.

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