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Steam Tractor

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
1. Steam Tractor Marker
Inscription.
Manufactured By The Frick Engine Works
in 1920

This tractor was typical of the kind used here at Liberty Hall to cultivate the fields and plant various crops. Eventually it was replaced by a more “modern” gasoline driven engine. The spec. sheet indicates that it produced 36 brake horsepower.
 
Location. 40° 40.743′ N, 74° 13.769′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker can be reached from Elizabethtown Plaza. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Liberty Hall Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1003 Morris Avenue, Union NJ 07083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carriage House (a few steps from this marker); The Serpentine Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Wagon Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Blue House (about 300 feet away); Horse Chestnut Tree (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Liberty Hall (about 300 feet away); Connecticut Farms (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Union.
 
Also see . . .  History of Liberty Hall. Liberty Hall Museum website.
Steam Tractor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
2. Steam Tractor Marker
(Submitted on July 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
Steam Tractor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
3. Steam Tractor Marker
Steam Tractor at Liberty Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
4. Steam Tractor at Liberty Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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