Steam Tractor

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

The first farm tractors using steam to power the engines date back to the 1800s. Our trip Back Down the Pennsylvania Road is only from 1987.

Mike Stevens stopped in Lycoming County to see what life with a steam engine was like, a steam engine you could almost carry with you.

  • bdpr altoona curve

    The Horseshoe Curve

  • promo292530158

    Summertime

  • bdpr kinzua dam

    Kinzua Dam

  • bdpr spelling

    Spelling Bee

  • bdpr dog days

    The Dog Days of Summer

  • promo297372431

    Thoughts on Labor Day from 2004

  • promo295559657

    Improving the Washboard

  • bdpr river

    A Summer Day on the River

  • bdpr-september

    A September Memory from 2002

  • bdpr tomatoes

    Tomatoes by the River

  • bdpr sawmill

    Old Sawmill in Wayne County

  • bdpr-mcclure

    The McClure Bean Soup Festival in 1996

  • promo296764269

    The Photographs of Matthew Brady