Moving a House with a Steam Engine

Vintage steam traction engine post cards

| March/April 2000

  • House Moving
    Here's an old postcard of a house moving, with no identification. Can anyone recognize the scene?
  • # Picture 01
    Photo taken during the Parade of Power at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in Rollag, Minnesota.
  • Steam traction engine
    Cultivating on the western prairie.
  • Tractor Pull
    An A.B. Farquhar in the tractor pull at Maryland's Tuckahoe show.
  • # Picture 02
    Photo taken during the Parade of Power at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in Rollag, Minnesota.
  • # Picture 03
    Photo taken during the Parade of Power at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in Rollag, Minnesota.
  • # Picture 04
    Photo taken during the Parade of Power at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in Rollag, Minnesota.

  • House Moving
  • # Picture 01
  • Steam traction engine
  • Tractor Pull
  • # Picture 02
  • # Picture 03
  • # Picture 04

An unidentified steam traction engines appears in an old postcard. Can anyone tell us what we're looking at here?

These photographs were supplied by Butch Biesecker of B&B Steam Works, 1723 Porter Rd., Bear, Delaware 19701.