12 HP Lansing Steam Engine From 1898: A Steamer With Four-Wheel Drive

Chain and sprocket got wheels rolling

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The Lansing Iron and Engine Works, of Lansing, Mich., created this 12 HP steam engine from 1898 that attempted to harness the power of four-wheel drive.
Photograph courtesy of Jack Norbeck, author of the Encyclopedia of American Steam Traction Engines