From Steam Tractor to Gas Tractor

The author describes how his father switched from using a steam tractor to a gas tractor during the second decade of the 20th century.

Horsepower Novo
Not a steam tractor, this is a water pumping outfit the author has shown at Steam showsand Parades. It is a 3 horsepower Novo. The pump has a tubunderneath the platform and it recirculates the water. It is quitea novelty.
PHOTO: RAY M. CHRISTENSONS