Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

Adding a Minnesota Giant Steam Engine to the Family

By Bill Vossler

An Ohio woman's passion for steam expands with the purchase of an 1891 Minnesota Giant steam engine.

A Case of Old Iron Fever

By Rick Stencil

An old iron collector shares a few of his favorite tractors.

Location of Sawmill Steam Engine

By Barry Wood

Can you help determine where this early 1900s sawmill engine was built?

Buffalo-Springfield Road Roller

By Bill Vossler

A 1928 Buffalo-Springfield road roller is at the heart of a Washington man's life-long love affair with steam.


For the Love of Steam Traction Engines

By Bill Vossler

A Missouri man donates his time and labor to keep antique steam traction engines running.

Second Wind for 1912 Frick Eclipse

By Bill Friday

Volunteers coax a century-plus Frick Eclipse steam engine back to life.

Second Nature: Steam Traction Engines Come Easily for Minnesota Woman

By Bill Vossler

Anne Zimmerman has spent her entire life around steam traction engines so it’s little wonder that she’s become an expert.

Celebrating Steam Traction Engine Heritage

By Leslie C. McManus

Restoration of a 1909 Lang & Button traction engine launched a new focus for a New York steam club.


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