Buying the 1915 Port Huron engine was easy – getting it home was another story.
Right: Part of an advertisement for Port Huron machinery advertised in Power Farming magazine, 1917.
Opposite page: The front of the 24-75 Port Huron steam traction engine, a 1915 model in superb condition. Inset: Front cover of a 1908 Port Huron catalog.
An action photo from the 1919 The American Thresherman of a 24 HP Port Huron steam traction engine at work with a threshing crew.
Above: A circa 1915 Power Farming magazine advertisement promoted used and rebuilt Port Huron Engine & Thresher Co. machinery. Although this practice was followed by a few other manufacturers, it was not particularly widespread.
Left: This 1919 advertisement shows the only tractor Port Huron Engine & Thresher Co. ever built, a 4-cylinder Model 12-25 with a 4-3/4-by-6-inch bore and stroke.
One of Port Huron Engine & Thresher Co.’s most popular steam traction engines was their Longfellow.