Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

Remembering Steam Engines

By Lawrence Torske

A reader shares memories of steam engines from his past.

Best of the Best: Best Steam Tractor

By B.P. Lemmon

Historic 110 hp Best steam tractor survives the passage of time.

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.


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