Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

Family Heirloom: The Kelly-Springfield Road Roller

By Beth Beavers

1905 Kelly-Springfield Road Roller bonds generations

2012 Steam Schools

Beth Beavers

For a new hobby this year, try steam school to learn all about steam traction engines.   

Marshall Steam: Welshman Holds Fast to His Dream

Josephine Roberts

A 1915 Marshall steam tractor was the restoration project of one Welshman with a fascination for steam power.

Steam Engine Expert

Dan R. Manning

Steam Master: Scale model or full-sized steam engines, Gene Gay has seen it all.


Blumentritt Steam Traction Engine

Bill Vossler

A rare and unusual Blumentritt steam traction engine from the collection of James Sylling.

Straw-Burning Portable Steam Engines

Jack Alexander

The short-lived sustainable harvest: Straw burning portable steam engines filled the bill for early mechanized harvests in California.

Historic Steam Logging at Pomeroy Living History Farm

Press Release

A historic steam logging operation will be featured at Pomeroy Living History Farm near Yacolt, WA, July 2-3, 2011

Oliver Evans: A Man Ahead of His Time

Sam Moore

Oliver Evans’ innovations in steam powered transportation, like the Orukter Amphibolos, were revolutionary.


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