Steam Engines

The antique steam traction engine hobby, past and present.

One for the Ages: A Horse-Drawn Rumely

By Leslie C. McManus

Horse-drawn Rumely portable steam engine pulls the seniority card.


Second Wind for Port Huron Steam Engine

By Don Voelker

The Port Huron Model 24-75, no. 7973, built in 1919 by the Port Huron Engine & Thresher Co., Port Huron, Mich., was purchased in 1922 for $2,500 by the Vonderau family in New Haven, Ind.


The Leader Traction Engine

By Farm Collector staff

Iron Age Ads: The simplest and most powerful traction engine.


Iron Age Ads

By Farm Collector staff


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Pioneer Steam Engine Enthusiasts

By Cecil E. Darnell

Women put a new spin on steam engine show with "It's a Girl Thing."


Iron Age Ads

By Farm Collector staff


Ajax Portable Engine Restoration

By Wayne Murphy

After decades of neglect, a Farquhar Ajax portable engine patiently awaits an engine restoration. Originally published as "Ajax Portable" in the March/April 2005 issue of Steam Traction Magazine.


E. Leonard & Sons Vintage Canadian Engines

By Bill Lynch and Franz Kingender

Two readers respond to our article about E. Leonard & Sons and the now vintage Canadian engines they made in the 19th century.



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