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1898 Burrell, 1902 Marshall Compound Engine: Showy Steam Engines from Abroad

The grand “Showman” engines of England are a curious sight to American eyes. Dolled up with brass and nickel-plated embellishments, the contrast to American agricultural engines couldn’t be stronger. And while the engines shown here don’t all qualify as showman engines, they still display a level of showmanship that’s rare in the U.S., but normal in engines made in ...

Tony Tolson | Mar 30, 2010

Farm Collector Magazine

Dedicated to the Preservation of Vintage Farm Equipment