Steam Tractors

Learn how steam traction engines work, and their place in farming history.

Farming With Steam Engines

Learn how steam engines work, and how traction engines and other steam engines were used in farming.

Steam On the Farm
How steam engines work
Steam engine threshing videos
Wikipedia: Traction Engine
Rating steam engine horsepower
Our 1906 12 Horsepower Case Steam Engine

How Steam Engines Work
Our Engine in Action

Threshing demonstration at the Yesteryear Farm Show

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Cottonwood Farms

Steam Engine at the Pumpkin Patch
Our 1906 Case steam engine is on display every fall, and running on weekends in October, at our pumpkin patch fall festival in Lafayette, CO!

Fall Hours
10 AM to 6 PM
September 23 - October 31

10600 Isabelle Rd.
Lafayette, CO

Cottonwood Farms, 10600 Isabelle Rd, Lafayette CO 80026