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Traction Engine – Whistle

A traction engine is a steam engine used mainly in agriculture for driving farm machines, and in particular threshing machines. Traction engines were commonly in use from the mid-19th century to the end of World War One, after which they were increasingly replaced by tractors.
This traction engine was manufactured in 1903 in Linz, Austria. It was used in Prekmurje (eastern part of Slovenia) until …