Creative non-fiction written by Zachary Neal Harding, an English major attending Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. The story is about a trip him and his father took to see one of the few remaining oil wells still powered by a stationary engine.
Glenn Karch was recognized world-wide as an authority on the Hercules Gas Engine Co.
Raffle winners from the drawings held at the Farm Collector/Gas Engine Magazine tent at the 2009 Midwest Old Threshers Reunion in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
by Richard Backus
Steam traction engines on TV? Could be, at least if the desires of an independent British programming company come to fruition. I've been approached before by would-be TV producers expressing interest in building a show around the subject of old farm equipment, but the few who have contacted me in years past seemed intent on trying to apply the sort of story line used in popular shows like Jesse James' "Monster Garage" to vintage farm equipment. Not much of a fit, if you ask me.
by Richard Backus
It’s been a long time coming, and it’s finally here, the new SteamTraction.com web site and a new beginning for an old friend.
At the Auction
Mietz and Weiss
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