Roots of Motive Power


| January/February 1987

  • Mansfield portable
    Paul Reno, engineer, with the Mansfield portable.
  • Chris Baldo and Ken Smith
    Chris Baldo and Ken Smith injecting water on the steam crane.
  • Ex-Raymond International steam crane

  • Mansfield portable steam engine
    Mansfield portable steam engine, made by Mansfield Machine Works, Mansfield, Ohio, shown at Roots of Motive Power Exhibition.

  • Mansfield portable
  • Chris Baldo and Ken Smith
  • Ex-Raymond International steam crane
  • Mansfield portable steam engine

Ex-Raymond International steam crane and Murray Brothers spool donkey under steam, July 4, 1986 at the Roots of Motive Power Exhibition held at Mendocino County Museum, Willits, California.

July 4-6, 1986 were the dates for this year's fourth annual 'Roots of Motive Power' show, held at the Mendocino County Museum in Mendocino, CA.

According to Chris Baldo, president, 'the group is small, friendly and energetic.' The museum is located at 400 East Commercial Street, in Willits, CA, and the show this year was a featured part of the Willits Frontier Days exhibit.