Second Wind for Port Huron Steam Engine

The Port Huron Model 24-75, no. 7973, built in 1919 by the Port Huron Engine & Thresher Co., Port Huron, Mich., was purchased in 1922 for $2,500 by the Vonderau family in New Haven, Ind.

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The Port Huron at the Black Swamp Steam & Gas Show at AuGlaize Village (near Defiance, Ohio) in 2006. The steamer is the focus of an unsolved mystery: In 1996, the Port Huron’s front and rear wheels were stolen, and replaced with a worn set. The crime remains unsolved.