Lots to see, hear at machinery show

Joe Lenahan, left, relaxed by his truck, which towed his 1904 International portable gasoline engine. The engine is one of three known in the world, and Lenahan’s is the largest and youngest of these three. Photo by Kara Wilbeck

KENT — Steam trains, tractors and engines were out in force at the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association (CAMA) in Kent on Saturday, April 30. It was a sunny spring day, perfect weather for excited families and antique machinery enthusiasts to mingle and share stories, and take rides on some of the working machines.

Saturday was CAMA’s 27th annual Spring Power-up, the first day of the year when association members start their machines after their winter dormancy.

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