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

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