Okanagan Antique Power Club Links
See pictures and read about Father Pandosy Mission - the historical site of the first white settlers in Kelowna in 1860. Other local historical sites can be found at Tourism BC's Thompson 'Okanagan Heritage Sites There are links here to the Hat Creek Ranch, The O'Keefe Ranch, R.J.Haney Heritage Park & Museum, The S.S.Siccamous, The Midway CPR Station & Kettle Valley Museum, and the Grist Mill near Keremeos.
This site http://www.firemuseum.ca/ - presents Kelowna Fire Museum and Education Centre. It is run by the Kelowna Fire Service and has a wealth of historical information and pictures of the people and equipment of this proud organization.
The route of the historic Kettle Valley railway runs through the okanagan. Major trestles were distroyed in the 2003 forest fire. For rebuilding the trestles see Myra Trestles and for the operation of steam locomitives see KVSR.
For up-to-date news of Kelowna, coming events, todays weather etc visit http://castanet.net/
Antique Power Links
http://www.antiquepower.com/ the magazine.
Niagara Antique Power http://www.simplicityva.com/NAPA/Show.html
New Brunswick Agricultural Museum -Antique Power http://www.agriculturalmuseumofnb.com/antiquepowershow.htm
Lewis Clark (Moscow) Antique Power http://users.moscow.com/oiseming/lc_ant_p/
---There are many more "Antique Power" clubs - just Google 'antique power'!!
This new site is a forum for everything to do with tractors :http://antiquetractorsforum.com/
This "web ring" links many antique tractor web sites
Here is a directory of Tractor clubs http://www.pioneerpowershow.com/clubs.html
Retired Tractors has a super links page http://www.retiredtractors.com
David Brown Tractor Club http://www.davidbrowntractorclub.com
Here's a site dedicated to the "green machines" It's the Cascade Two Cylinder Club which is has members all over North America who enthuse over John Deere machinery.
This links page from the Manitoba Agricultural Machinery museum has many links to tractor manufacturers, clubs, and related sites http://www.ag-museum.mb.ca/links.html
This site offers salvage yards full of tractor parts - www.tractorpartsasap.com
And this website offers new parts for antique tractors. The web address is www.steinertractor.com - They offer a FREE tractor parts catalog either a print or digital version and also have a brand new search feature making it easier than ever for restorers to locate their parts.
Slightly Off-Topic Links
Not all antique power had engines. The Stonehenge and the Pyramids were built with manpower. Water wheels and windmills can also be called antique power. Here's a site about making furniture in the middle ages with 1 foot power: Bodgers
In this image, Mike Streeter is using a 2005 reproduction of a medieval wood turning lathe to make chair legs: