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Steam traction engine


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Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white outdoor photograph of a group of men and women with a steam tractor. A thresher is in the background.
Notes:
Original cataloguing for this image noted that "the steam traction engine was the first sign of automation on farms in Erin Co. This engine was being built in Waterloo."

Traction engines were built by the Waterloo Manufacturing Co., Waterloo, Ontario, between 1850 and 1928.

This image is a copy of a photograph which was published in the 1976 Grand River Conservation Foundation Calendar 1976, and is part of the Boston Mills Press Collection.

This image is in the Jim Johannes Collection.
Date of Original:
[between 1850 and 1928]
Date Of Event:
[between 1850 and 1928]
Dimensions:
Width: 25.3 cm
Height: 20.1 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 23.9cm
Image Height: 18.9cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P000003
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
PB3
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Steam traction engine


Black and white outdoor photograph of a group of men and women with a steam tractor. A thresher is in the background.