Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.
Volunteers coax a century-plus Frick Eclipse steam engine back to life.

1919 Baker Uniflow
Second Nature: Steam Traction Engines Come Easily for Minnesota Woman
Anne Zimmerman has spent her entire life around steam traction engines so it’s little wonder that she’s become an expert.
Lang & Button steam traction engine
Celebrating Steam Traction Engine Heritage
Restoration of a 1909 Lang & Button traction engine launched a new focus for a New York steam club.
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.

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.

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By C.H. Wendel. More than 300 pictures help tell the history. Extensive coverage of various models including patents, serial numbers and company chronology as appendices. HC, 176 pages.


Produced by The Aultman & Taylor Machinery Company in Canton, OH, this e-book reviews various engines and threshers from 1831 to 1893. These designs examine each engine and its parts in detail. Th…

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Fiat's first agricultural tractor was presented to the civil and military authorities of Turin in 1918 and marketed the following year by the Federation of Agricultural Consortia. This book uses orig…

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