Early Steam Tractor Design

A look at some of the oddest tractors

No. 20. 65 hp steam chain-driven tractor built at Benicia Agricultural Works by Baker & Hamilton about 1891; straw-burner; rear wheels 10 feet 6 inches high with a 3-foot face; weight 22 tons.
No. 20. 65 hp steam chain-driven tractor built at Benicia Agricultural Works by Baker & Hamilton about 1891; straw-burner; rear wheels 10 feet 6 inches high with a 3-foot face; weight 22 tons.
from the collection of Ed Rimple, Rimple Plow Co., Santa Clara