A Birdsall steam traction engine, probably a 10 HP or 12 HP, photographed in 1895. This unit is equipped with chain steering instead of Birdsall's patented 'automobile' style of steering gear.
Steve Davis' circa 1918 18 HP Birdsall running a thresher in 1966. This engine is currently in the collection of the New York State Museum in Albany, N.Y.
10 HP Birdsall traction engine at the Mount Washington (New Hampshire) cog railway base station.
Birdsall boiler details, from a circa 1918 Birdsall catalog.
A 10 HP or 12 HP Birdsall photographed in Australia in 1981. Was it ever restored?
A 10 HP Birdsall photographed at Rollag, Minn., in 1985 by Charles Harthy, Homer, Mich.
The 'new' Birdsall factory in Newark, N.Y., as depicted on the cover of a circa 1918 Birdsall catalog. Main building 565 feet and 100 feet long,
Double-cylinder Birdsall engine as shown in the circa 1918 catalog. Curiously, no horsepower ratings are given for any of the engines shown in the catalog. Birdsall's move to Newark must have been fresh when this catalog was made, as most engines shown were still marked 'Auburn, N.Y.'