Yankee Engine-uity Show

2007 Raffle Engine Winner

BOB COOK from Vermont

The drawing was held on June 24, 2007.

2007 Featured Engine

The Desjardins Engine

This is a working, one fourth scale model of a Desjardins Engine, owned by Diane Croteau of Winchester, New Hampshire. Diane has had this engine for about three years. She believes it to be the ONLY model of a Desjardins, of this size, in existence.

The original Desjardins engines were made in Quebec and many of them were sent to the western United States to run water pumps during the dustbowl days. When the water crisis was over, they were supposed to be returned to Canada. Some of them were NOT returned. This makes the engine quite rare in the U.S.

    Diane's engine is complete with a one fourth scale model of the the original cart that the engine came on. Above is a view of the other side of the engine, on the cart. At the right is an enlargement of the lettering on the hopper.

2007 Featured Tractor

My First Tractor

 The tractor illustrated on our plaque for the

2007 show is this 1958 Farmall Cub, which is owned

by Leo McClellan of Winchester New Hampshire.

Leo "imported" the tractor from Bernardston, Massachusetts about seven or eight years ago.

Those rear tires with the deep tread are called

"rice tires".

 NOW, REMEMBER... Your tractor can be any brand,

any color.... If it is the FIRST tractor you have ever owned, it is our featured tractor for the 2007 show!