Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

The Story of the Sageng Thresher

Bill Vossler

The Sageng Thresher was the first self-propelled thresher and eliminated many problems faced by conventional steam threshing rigs

Woman at the Wheel

Leslie C. McDaniel

Lifelong interest in vintage steam engines puts a Missouri woman at the wheel

Steam Engine Fever, Past the Century Mark

Leslie C. McDaniel

West Harrison, Ind. man's passion for steam engines has passed the century mark

The Boss: 18 hp Russell Steam Engine

Cindy Ladage

Russell steam engine was the farmer's workhorse in steam era, but now fits in amongst orphan tractors


Frick Sawmill Proven Workhorse

Leslie McDaniel

An 80-year-old Frick sawmill teamed with a James Leffel steam engine earns its keep at the Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine Club show

Threshing Time in North Central Montana

Venus E. Bardanouve

Montana rancher recalls harvest and threshing time of yesteryear in Kibby, Montana

1902 New Giant Undergoes Total Restoration

Karen Bates Chabal

A historic 1902 New Giant 18 hp traction steam engine gets a ground-up restoration

Keystone Driller Direct Link to the Past

Leslie C. McDaniel

Wisconsin man restores an early 1900s Keystone Driller that drilled holes for his family's company, Smith Well Drilling


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