Family of engines includes 1920 Illinois steam traction engine
View of the steam tractor engine, on parade and operated by Willie Boettcher.
This 1920 Illinois steam tractor, 20-60 HP, is owned by Wyman Boettcher of Chilton, Wisconsin. That's him in the photo below, in the straw hat and bib overalls. The picture was taken on the second weekend after Labor Day 1998 at Calumetville, Wisconsin.
Illustration of an engine from an Illinois Thresher Company catalog.