Lombard Log Haulers at Scribner’s Mill
The ‘Back to the Past’ celebration at Scribner’s
Mill in Harrison, Maine, will be held August 2 and 3 this summer.
Featured this year will be the Lombard log hauler, product of New
In addition to three Lombard-made traction engines, there will
be two ‘auto tractors.’ One, owned by Raymond and Paul
Breton, is a 1928 gas powered dump truck which was rescued from a
scrap yard. The other, picture above, is a 1934 gas powered Lombard
log hauler, the next to the last tractor made, found at Star bird
Lumber in Strong, Maine. Both units have been meticulously
For further information, contact Scribner’s Mill
Preservation, PO Box 282, Harrison, ME 04040 or phone
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