L.I. Antique Power Association  

 "Preserving the Past for the Future" 

Celebrating Our 26th Year!!!

Power Assocation Address:

5951 Sound Avenue, Riverhead N.Y. 11901 Directions
c/o Herricks Lane and Sound Avenue

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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Blacksmith Shop
Ron Grabowski

Large Tractor 
Steve Barker

Stationary Engines
Dieter Lund
Tom Voellm
Bill Shea
 Nelson Mangan
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
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 Groups

Kids Corner
Jen Venth
Jude Petroski

Website &

Joe & Jen Venth

Jessica Griffith

Susie Young

Joe Venth

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

October 2018

October 6th.- Saturday Night Truck & Large Tractor Pulls.
Registration begins at 5 pm and start at 6 pm. Registration fee $20. All pulling vehicles are required to have a hook or pintle hook to pull only. No alcoholic beverages allowed!!!!

Download Form Here

October 7th.- Riverhead Country Fair Located on the Riverhead Waterfront behind the Atlantis Marine Aqarium. We will be participating with our tractor and engine displays. Members are urged to get to the fair before 7 am due to road closures. Please contact Susie Young for further info and you will need a parking pass to display on your vehicle while on the grounds. Please call at 631-404-2708

October 10th. - Monthly Meeting, members to meet at the barn 7pm.
Nominations will be held for (2) 2 year directors.
Nominations are being accepted for 2 year director postitions and will close at the end
of the meeting with voting taking place at the November Meeting

October 28th.- 9th Annual Port Jefferson Village Annual Harvest Festival
From 9 am to 2 pm for this Village-wide fun event. The activities include musical performances throughout the Village, 100+ Costumed Dog Parade, Marshmallow Roast, Scarecrow Walk(sponsored by the Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce), Pumpkin Decorating and other craft projects. Participate in the Village restaurants’ Annual Chowder Tasting Competition.
We are invited to put on a display of engines and tractors.
Contact Amy and Dieter Lund @ 631-786-1352 for further details.

The 2019 Annual Summer Show Will Feature
To Be Held On JULY 13TH & 14TH 2019

Himes Racing Museum
Please support and visit the Himes Musem of Motor Racing!
Incredible amounts of Long Island Motor Sports from the past to be seen

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*******2018 Membership Dues as of January 1*******
Please mail dues to:
P.O. Box 1134
Riverhead, N.Y. 11901
$35.00 single or family, children under 18 
If paid after January 31st. 2018 there will be a $5 late fee added
$250.00 Lifetime membership
Dues MUST be current in order to participate in all events

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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
Click Here
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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 & Jen Venth  
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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