Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.
Restoration of a 1909 Lang & Button traction engine launched a new focus for a New York steam club.

Advance-Rumely steam traction engine
Identification of Advance-Rumely Engine Needed
Owner of an Advance-Rumely steam traction engine in the Netherlands needs help with learning its history.
Engine side of the Gaar-Scott steam engine
Like One of the Family: 1913 Gaar-Scott Engine
Three generations embrace the steam traction tradition with a 1913 Gaar-Scott engine.
1969 Shay engine
Steam Engine Education
Steam schools carefully prepare students at all levels, from beginners to tomorrow's engineers.

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


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.

Baker Fan

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Reprint of four-page flyer. Photos and specs for Domestic shallow — well pump units, hydro-pneumatic system and deep-well pump units.


The NRG PRO Mid-Length Edger is great for the garden, flower bed, driveway or sidewalk.

NRG, which we pronounce "energy", stands for the patent pending Natural Radius Grip™. NRG PRO tools …

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