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1997
 
 
Highlights of the show at the Orange Airport
 
The C.H.Brown steam engine was built in Fitchburg in 1909/10. It developed 125 horsepower with a 13" bore and a 34" stroke. It weighs 12 tons and has an 8 foot diameter flywheel. It was used to power the Smith & Day Co. and the Bourn, Hadley and Fairbanks Mfg. located on Mill Street in Baldwinville, MA. It last ran in 1949.
 
 
John Dupre's Massey Harris Four-Wheel Drive
was featured on the Plaque
 
 
Dave Songer's Stover was featured on the show button
 
 
One of the most popular displays was Lowell Patch's Chase Shingle Mill, powered by Gene Tencza's
1940 John Deere Model B Tractor
 
 
 
Here are a couple more shots of Lowell and Gene's setup.
 
 
Clark L'Abbe's collection of John deere one lungers.
 
 
Grover Ballou's Farmall F-12
 
 
Danny found that trying to keep the dust down on a hot, late June weekend was like pissing in a snowbank!
 
 
Ed Bergquist brought his one-of-a kind "Grasshopper"
 
 
Stuart Sherman shined up his Number 51 plow by pulling it through the sand with his beautifully
restored Unstyled Model B.
 
 
David's 1906 12 hp. International "Famous"
 
Highlights of the show at the Fitchburg Airport
 
Gene stands at the wheel of Howard Gorin's 1922 Buffalo Springfield Steamroller, under a full head of steam
 
 
This Boeing "Stearman" belongs to Kit Tucker, one of the organizers of the Airfest