National Pike Steam, Gas & Horse Association Holds Spring Convention, Show

Fri May 01, 2009 - National Edition

The National Pike Steam, Gas & Horse Association, will hold its 29th annual spring convention and outdoor equipment show, May 16 and 17 at the National Pike fairgrounds located on U.S. Route 40, 4 mi. west of Brownsville, Pa.

The show features many operating crawler tractors, graders, scrapers, bulldozers and other vintage machines as well as two very rare operating steam shovels: a 1913 Thew steam shovel and a 1927 Erie steam shovel.

Other equipment on display will include a 3500 Manitowoc stripping shovel and many other shovels, draglines, backhoes and cranes working side by side.

The show attractions also include steam engines and tractors, antique farm tractors and equipment, antique cars and trucks, a large craft display and flea market. There are several eating areas, plenty of shade, free parking and free primitive camping.

All antique equipment owners, collectors and enthusiasts are invited to display their equipment.