Traction Steam Tractor Showers Sparks
It sounds like a steam engine, it has a whistle like a steam engine, it really shoots sparks like a steam engine!
The 1911 Case 32-110 horse power traction steam engine is a beast!
Showing off at a tractor pull event in Pinckneyville, Illinois, the crowd delights as the steam engine throws showers of sparks as it passes by into the dark night.
Built as one of the most largest and most powerful steam engines ever built by the Case shops, she can carry up to 1,945 pounds of coal and 366 gallons of water!
1911 Case 32-110 Horse power steam traction engine facts!
- boiler barrel -38 inches in diameter
- flywheel – 43.5 inches diameter and 16 inches wide
- front wheels – 4.5 inches in diameter and 14 inches wide
- rear wheels – 7 foot diameter and 3 feet wide!
We love trains even if they are not on tracks!
Let us know if you have ever seen one these classic machines! We would love to hear about your experience!