Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

Iowa's Youngest Steam Engineer

By Terry L. Welch

Meet Craig Dobbins, an Iowa steam engineer who got an early start.


None Knew Him But to Love Him

Bill Vossler

John Lauson: the big-hearted tractor builder


The Cook Specials

Terry L. Welch

One Illinois family's handmade corn shellers


Getting Back to Steam

Bill Vossler

Small Birdsall engine fires up collector


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BEFORE & AFTER

Terry L. Welch

'It's its own animal.'


Tiny History

Jill Teunis

Tiny 1870 model Case the steam engine


Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Kim Ingalls

The engine is an example of why collecting.


BETWEEN THE BOOKENDS

Lynn Grooms

Forty Years of Prairie Gold