Celebrating Steam Traction Engine Heritage

Restoration of a 1909 Lang & Button traction engine launched a new focus for a New York steam club.

1909 Lang & Button engine before restoration
The New York Steam Engine Assn.'s 1909 Lang & Button steam engine (shown here before restoration) is the only Lang & Button known to exist. Based on information found in an original owner's manual, it was a mid-sized entry in the company's line.
Photo by Leslie C. McManus