1911 Port Huron Steam Traction Engine #6775

Ol' #6775 is a model 20-60 (20hp at the drawbar, 60hp on the belt pulley). It was originally shipped from the factory in Port Huron to Blaine, Michigan, only a few miles north of the Museum!

Ol’ #6775 is a model 20-60 (20hp at the drawbar, 60hp on the belt pulley). It was originally shipped from the factory in Port Huron to Blaine, Michigan, only a few miles north of the Museum!

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Visible in the picture are the stantions for the canopy. This engine was originally ordered with a 2-section (full) canopy which covered the entire engine and incorporated a hole for the smoke stack to poke through. The engine is also optioned with the full width (plow) drawbar and small 50gallon water tanks.

On this page, we will report the results of the historical research, preparation and restoration of the Museum’s 2nd Port Huron Steam Traction Engine.  If you have or know someone who has information on Port Huron Engines, please contact Mark Schwab (mschwab@uticaenterprises.com).  Also, if you have interest in being part of restoration, maintenance, etc. of old items or just like being around memories of our agricultural past, consider becoming a member of the Farm Museum.  See the Calendar page for meeting dates or contact Mark for more info.