Historical Construction Equipment Association Convention and Outdoor Equipment Show
P.O. Box 6 Hickory, Pennsylvania 16340
The Historical Construction Equipment Association will hold
their annual convention in Brownsville, Pennsylvania August 13-15,
1999. This convention brings together antique construction
equipment from the United States and Canada. Steam and gas shovels,
crawler tractors, bulldozers, graders, trucks and many other relics
of the past will be in operation at the convention. The show is
held in conjunction with the National Pike Steam, Gas and Horse
Association’s annual summer show, which features many exhibits
of farming equipment from past eras.
Highlights of the 1999 HCEA convention include an Erie B steam
shovel, a gathering of Caterpillar Sixty tractors, and a flea
market area featuring parts for old equipment. Model and toy
construction equipment will be displayed by members of the HCEA. A
buffet dinner will be held on site Saturday night. A large
gathering of equipment is expected and the crowd nears 5,000
There will be live entertainment, models and displays. All
Caterpillar Sixty Tractors and owners are especially invited. For
further information, call 724-356-2307.
Vintage 1920’s South Bend Catalog
Pages from a 1920’s vintage South Bend catalog give instructions for mounting con-rods in a lathe and boring the bearing.
Low-Tension Ignition System
Bringing some understanding in a nontechnical way as to how the simple battery and coil and the low-tension rotary magneto ignition systems work.
Weidenhoff Model 818 Magnet Charger
David Cave creates his own documentation through this internal and external examination of his Weidenhoff model 818 magnet charger.