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Milton recalls the hiss and clank of steam era; Milton played host at the weekend to the 12th annual steam era preservation festival sponsored by the Ontario Steam and Antique Preservers Association. More than 30 steam traction engines; dating back to 1885; and dozens of ancient gasoline engines made up the show. Left; an ancient but imposing tractor. At right; C. B. Gilbert; of Fruitland; tinkers with his model of the steam train Britannia; a famous locomotive once a familiar sight in Britain in era between world wars. Open in full size

Milton recalls the hiss and clank of steam era; Milton played host at the weekend to the 12th annual steam era preservation festival sponsored by the Ontario Steam and Antique Preservers Association. More than 30 steam traction engines; dating back to 1885; and dozens of ancient gasoline engines made up the show. Left; an ancient but imposing tractor. At right; C. B. Gilbert; of Fruitland; tinkers with his model of the steam train Britannia; a famous locomotive once a familiar sight in Britain in era between world wars.

Picture, 1972, English

Milton recalls the hiss and clank of steam era; Milton played host at the weekend to the 12th annual steam era preservation festival sponsored by the Ontario Steam and Antique Preservers Association. More than 30 steam traction engines; dating back to 1885; and dozens of ancient gasoline engines made up the show. Left; an ancient but imposing tractor. At right; C. B. Gilbert; of Fruitland; tinkers with his model of the steam train Britannia; a famous locomotive once a familiar sight in Britain in era between world wars.

Picture, 1972, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Milton

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0106684f