Antique Miscellaneous Tractor: Port Huron
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Port Huron started it's tractor business in 1918 with the 12-25 model. These tractors were built from 1918 through 1922.
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LEE MARION wrote on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 (PST):My Uncle John had a Port Huron Traction Engine and Thresher, I have a picture of it and the thresher when it fell though the Cass River bridge east of Marlette, Mi. I also have a technical manual for the Port Huron Machine that I could make copies of if anyone is interested. 18 plus shipping, lee
JEREMY OWENS wrote on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 (PST):Hi,I m looking for a good close up picture that is readable of a port huron steam engine logo.If you could email me one I would really appriciate it.Thank you.
JOAQUIN ALBERO wrote on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 (PDT): I HAVE A TRACTOR PORT HURON 1911 TO RECOVER. UDS.ME PODRIAN TO INFORM AS IS THE PRICE THE INTERNATIONAL IN THIS ESTADO.SALUDOS JOAQUIN
e wrote on Tuesday, November 04, 2003 (PST):gnya
John Forshee wrote on Thursday, February 06, 2003 (PST):I enjoyed seeing your engine. I was the back up bidder when it was sold at auction. I have a 1917, 19-65 Port Huron and a 1917,65 Case. The Case is a much easier steamer than the Port Huron. All of the patterns from the Port Huron Company have been saved along with the build sheets, etc. Steam is very exciting and interesting. I have enjoyed collecting, showing, and talking steam for many years. There has been a lot of discussion about safety and steam. I want to state that any respected steam engineer knows his equipment and what the steal is saying. Man and machine are a marvelous combination.
Curle, Colin D wrote on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 (PST):Can you get any technical data on these Port Hurons? My great-great-grandad had one and it killed him the very day he took possession of it (see Brandon Sun, Monday Sept. 23-rd 1903), either bridge he was driving it on collasped or they drove it off the bridge. He and the fireman were trapped under the engine for two days untill their bodies were recoverd. The pocket watch he wore was restored only ninety-one years later (an 1881 11-jewel Waltham PS Bartlet) and I am hoping to qualify as steam engine engineer this may at the Austin agricultural museum. As for the engine, I am told she was sold logging concern working in Turtle Mountain, Manitoba around 1936.
Warren Newton wrote on Wednesday, December 13, 2000 (PST): I am from Port Huron Michigan and to answere Philip Croff question, Yes the Port Huron Engine was built in Port Huron, Michigan. The building that they were built in still stands and is being used for a city of Port Huron truck garage. Any one interested can e-mail me at swnewton at tir.com
Philip Croff wrote on Monday, July 24, 2000 (PDT):Was this made in Port Huron, Michigan? Please email me.
David Makowski wrote on Tuesday, May 16, 2000 (PDT):Was surprised to see an artical from around here. Live in Saint Clair. Have several old Sears Garden Tractors, One Small Old Case front end Loader and just bought an old Yazoo lawn mower. No manuals or information from the seller so I was just looking around. Will try to make it to fair grounds too see your machine. If you know anyone that has info on a Yazoo e-mail me. Thanks Steam Dave
kevin russell wrote on Sunday, December 05, 1999 (PST):i am a member of the st. clair co. farm museum. we have two steam traction engineson site. a baker 21/75 engine and a port huron engine also. icurrently operate the baker, i have never had more fun and thrills running the engine. her name is ol,betsy. we call her the sleeping giant too. i cant wait to wake the giant in the spring. the fire is built and i wait for her to build steam oil all drives and pinnions and go for a run..... its great fun to belt her up to our port huron thresher too. we also run her on the baker fan too. we now have a port huron saw mill complete and hope to have it setup for summer operation... could any one write back? share some comments? just call me steam!! ha ha!! 12/5 /99.
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