58-Boston Con Nov 19906 Marion Steam Shovel, Small Engine_ U

This remarkably sharp image is a great indicator of just how much steam power was used in the pre-gasoline/diesel era, makes me a little nostalgic for a time before carburettors.

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Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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