Banking on Steam Engine Restoration

Indiana man builds steam engine restoration business

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New contractor's tanks and bunkers, constructed onsite. "In this area, in the 1940s and '50s, steam engines were still use a little bit in threshing," Bob says. "People were cutting off the front steel wheels and putting on pneumatic tires. We've undone a lot of that. We make a lot of bolts, so we can duplicate the look of the original. It just adds a lot to the appearance of the engine. Some people think that's a waste of time, but to me, it's the aesthetics of the thing."
Bob Crowell