Gaar, Scott and Co.

A short history of Gaar, Scott and Co., the venerated manufacturer of the 'Tiger Line' of steam traction engines and threshers.

Gaar Scott, 13hp traction engine facing left
John R. Gresh’s 1909 13 HP Gaar-Scott, serial no. 14368. A popular unit in the Gaar-Scott line, the 13 HP was equipped with a single-cylinder simple engine. John acquired this engine in 2004, after its restoration in the hands of Tom Woodard. The engine is at John’s farm near Girard, Pa., just a few miles from Lake Erie.
Photo: Jack C. Norbeck