L.I. Antique Power Association  

 "Preserving the Past for the Future" 

Celebrating Our 25th. Year!!!

Power Assocation Address:

5951 Sound Avenue, Riverhead N.Y. 11901 Directions
Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1134 Riverhead L.I. N.Y. 11901 

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Steve Barker

Vice President
Joe Venth

Susan Young

Michelle Schaefer

Steve Wolbert
Bill Pfeffer
Mike Dionisio
Michael Young
Bruce L. Young

Don Fisher
Tyler Shepherd
Nes Kramer
Chelsea Thornhill

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Large Tractor 
Steve Barker

Stationary Engines
Dieter Lund
Tom Voellm
Bill Shea
John Kendall
In Memory of
Bill Hinderliter

Steam Engineers
Jeff Klaverweiden
Bill Pfeffer

Garden & Pedal Tractor
Jim Page

Sawmill Operations
Bill Pfeffer
Charlie Hughes
Bill"Icecream Man"Hall
Mike Mecuri, Sr.
Ed Schaffer
Ron Grabowski
Eric Schultz
Dick Ryder
Joe Lamanico
Lou Salvatico

Bruce L. Young

Tent Concessions
Susan Young
Pattie Young

Food Concessions
 Dieter & Amy Lund 

Building and Grounds
Ed Schaefer
George Venth, Sr.

Susan Young

Dave Gardiner

Support Group

Kids Corner
Jen Card
Jude Petroski

Website &

Joe Venth
Jen Card  

Clifford H Foster
Bill Hinderliter
Fletcher Bedell
Bob Dahringer
Francis Painter
Tony Miller
John Deagan
Peter Bendzlowicz
John Koraleski
Don Keil
George Luhrs
Ollie Demchuk
John Szuster

A Blast from the Past..
A Newspaper Article
from the
"Long Island Journal"
Dated Oct. 19, 1997


New! Click Here To View
The 1920 Pneumatic Circus Calliope
Jim and Sharon

Jim Koehler's 1920 Circus Calliope

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***For information regarding events, please contact***
President Steve Barker 631-882-7378
Vice President Joe Venth 631-816-1308

Truck and Tractor Pull Video's Can Be See On Our YouTube Channel
 "Long Island Antique Power A

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The 2018 nominations for Officers and Directors.
The following Power Association members have been nominated:
The current board of officers, directors and secretary have accepted the nomination to stay on.
  • Steve Barker, President
  • Joe Venth, Vice President
  • Sue Young, Treasurer
  • Michelle Schaefer, Secretary
  • Mike Dionisio, Director*
  • Bill Pfeffer, Director
  • Steve Wolbert, Director*
  • Mike Young, Director
  • * denotes terms are ending
The following have been nominated for the respected positions:

Tyler Shepherd, Director

Chelsea Thornhill, Secretary
Fred Reaver, Director
Dan Young, Director

Voting will take place at the November Meeting. To vote you MUST be a current member in good standing and must also be present to vote. No phone/write-in nominations will be accepted!


Joe Venth, Vice President

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November Events
November 5th.
Annual Swap Meet from 10am to 4pm on the Power Association Grounds.
Spaces are a suggested donation of $20 each and is open to all members and friends alike.

November 11th. The Long Island Jeep Rally Has Been Rescheduled From 9am to 5pm

November 11th. - Truck Pulls & Large Tractor Pulls, Must be a current member to pull.
Registrations begin at 5 pm, $20 donation to do unlimited pulling that night.
Grandstand admission only $5 pp
Pulls get underway around 6pm

November 12th.- Monthly Meeting @ Riverwoods Mobile Home Community Center 2pm.
Located at 525 Riverleigh Ave., Riverhead Directions
, 2pm.
Voting for 2 Directors and Secretary will be cast.
Current President and Vice President and Treasurer
have accepted the nomination for another term.
November 24th- The Southold Historical Societies Annual Candle Light Tour.
The Event is from 3pm to 6pm located at the Museum Grounds on Main Rd. in Southold
Across from the firehouse. Parking for truck and trailers at the firehouse parking lot across
the street.

November 25th.- The 55th. Annual Patchogue Village Christmas Parade
Start time is at 6pm and lineup at 530pm. We will meet with the truck and trailers at
the parking lot by the railroad station off of S. Ocean Ave at the corner of Taylor and
Academy Streets at 330 to 4pm to get unloaded and dress up the tractors.

Visit our "Events" Page for further infomation

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*******2017 Membership Dues as of January 1*******
Please mail dues to:
P.O. Box 1134
Riverhead, N.Y. 11901
$25.00 single or family, children under 18 
$250.00 Lifetime membership
Dues MUST be current in order to participate in all events

Starting January 1 2018 Dues have been approved by members present at our monthly
meetings to be increased from $25 to $35 per year.
If paid after January 31st 2018 then dues goes to $40.
Lifetime Memberships still available
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 Bucyrus Erie Shovel

Bucyrus Erie Shovel painted by George Venth, Sr (pictured)

Approx. 1950 Bucyrus Erie Shovel 2 yd with 6 cyl. Buda Diesel Approx 1742 cubic inch disp. with 4 cyl gas pony engine for starting. machine weight 130000#,approx (info courtesy Gene Shepherd)

To view shovel in action
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Click here For your own personal ride on the 29' Buffalo Springfield
as narrated by
 Jeff Klaverweiden

                                                                           Jeff Klaverweiden

 If you would like to check out the history on our
1929 Buffalo Springfield Steam Roller
1929 Buffalo Springfield Steam Roller
as written by Jeff Klaverweiden, our engineer Click Here

Downloadable Pictures of the Rollers in a oil painting format
Click on these links below to download and print
                                                          1927 Buffalo Springfield     1929 Buffalo Springfield     

                                                          1929 Buffalo Springfield     1929 Buffalo Springfield


          Cliff Foster's Plow Day May 2006 With 21 Tractors Plowing
Photo Courtesy: Ed Schaefer, LIAPA Member

Site Maintained By: Joe Venth Jen Card 
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Non-For-Profit Organization 501(c)(3)




If you have a interesting
video on "YouTube"
or just a private one and
would like us to promote
it, email mail us the link
or video

World Record
66 bottom plow pull
Click Here

LIAPA's own
Jeff Klaverweiden
with his extraordinary
Steam Whistles!!!
Check them out!!!
Click on the links below. I wish I had
time at my job to
Movie 1
Movie 2
Movie 3
Prony Brake Movie

120hp Peerless Z3 pulling a
20 bottom plow
Click Here

Huge Steam Tractor - Full Power Dyno
Pull - 3400 ft-lbs
Click Here

A Case Steam Engine Climbing The Incline
Click Here

For the
out there..
A V-8 Chainsaw

Kenny Edwards
Massey Harris
Super 44 Pull