Huber Steam Traction Engine Model

Description
This miniature Huber Traction engine model is a working steam model built by Mr. Raymond T. Stout in 1962. “Live” steam toys were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th century, model tractors and engines were considered children’s playthings, helping them learn engineering principles at an early age. This is a model of a 1901 Huber Traction engine, a steam-powered tractor that could be used to haul a load, or power machinery by attaching a belt to the engine’s flywheel.
Object Name
tractor, steam, huber
Physical Description
plastic (display case material)
ID Number
AG*65A02
accession number
261334
catalog number
65A02
subject
Agriculture
American Enterprise
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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