Post Card


| March/April 1967



8 H.P. Case steam tractor

Courtesy of R. F. Somerville, 12498 - 14th Avenue North, Haney, B.C., Canada An 1885 8 H.P. Case steam tractor at the Pioneer Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada, August 1966.

R. F. Somerville

There is substantial difference between this and previous Holt Models. The firebox has been moved to the front and the power mechanism to the rear of the machine. The jack-shaft has been raised from its former position on the main frame. The power train may be traced through the flywheels, clutches, sleeve-mounted pinions, jackshaft gears, jackshaft sprocket, axle sprockets, driving sprockets and tracks. The latter are made of wood, with steel trouser plates on their surface.

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