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Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

Thresherman Used Baker Steam Engines

By Don Voelker

Ohio family keeps steam era memories alive with steam engines from A.D. Baker Company.

Marion Steam Engine Companies

By James N. Boblenz

Marion, Ohio was home to two early steam engine companies: The Marion Manufacturing Company and Huber Manufacturing Company.

Unforgettable: Engineer Recalls 10 Favorite Steam Engines

By Gary Yaeger

Gary Yaeger recalls his 10 favorite steam engines.

The Gold Standard in Steam

By Bill Vossler

Nichols & Shepard built on a foundation of quality.


A Quarter-Scale Case Model Steam Engine

By Leslie McManus

Wally Biernacki built a perfectly-scaled model steam engine using plans from a full-scale Case.

Mission Accomplished: Building a Scale Steam Traction Engine

By Gerald Lee

42-year-old dream becomes reality in a half-scale Case steam engine.

Evolving Uses for Steam Power

By Sam Moore

Let's Talk Rusty Iron: Sam Moore examines the proliferation of uses for steam-powered machinery on the farm in the late nineteenth century.

Customized Models Preserve Steam Donkey Tradition

By Farm Collector staff

Collector remembers stationary steam used to drag logs with a model steam donkey.


Farm Collector April 16Farm Collector is a monthly magazine focusing on antique tractors and all kinds of antique farm equipment. If it's old and from the farm, we're interested in it!

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