Western Steam Fiends Association

The Western region used to be rather left out of the steam game

65 Model Case.
Mr. John J. Van creation. A 65 Model Case. It is 5 feet, 3 inches long and weighs 450 pounds. It was shown at the Mt. Pleasant Reunion for the first time. John has a full set of patterns for this engine and is now building another. In a letter to the secretary he says, "I have a lot of enjoyment working with my models and just love to have people come and see them."
courtesy John J. Van