The Rynda Huber

Fifty Years Ago, “Steam Engine Joe” Rynda Salvaged a 30 HP Huber: Today, it's Up and Running

Doug Langenbach (left), auctioneer Lonnie Nixon, Leonard Rynda and Doug's son Steve stand with the Huber after pulling it out of the trees
Doug Langenbach (left), auctioneer Lonnie Nixon, Leonard Rynda and Doug's son Steve stand with the Huber after pulling it out of the trees. Fortunately for Doug, Leonard, “Steam Engine Joe” Rynda's son, remembered where a broken piece of the Huber's cast iron draft door had last been seen sitting in the yard 30 years prior: The Langenbachs found the door.