The mission of the Association for Historic Preservation and Operation of Antique Equipment is to help ensure the safe operation of steam generated equipment in the present and for future generations through research, training, educating, counseling, and testing procedures. To foster a working relationship with state and governing bodies. And for the exchange of information and mutual assistance regarding preservation and operation of historical antique equipment.

2017-2018 Year Highlights and Show Reports

AHFP continues to grow with members in 10 eastern states. This includes 8 show organizations with their thousands of members, which are also participating in our membership and sharing programs that AHFP offers.

The Maryland Steam Historical society held it's second Steam School utilizing AHFP training material in May of 2017.

Upcoming Events

July 5 – 8, 2018
Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Engine Association
Easton, Maryland

August 2 – 5, 2018
Northwest PA Steam Engine and Old Equipment Association
Portersville, Pennsylvania

August 3 – 5, 2018
Eastern Shore Threshermen's & Collector's Association
Federalsburg, Maryland

August 15 – 18, 2018
Rough and Tumble Engineer's Historical Association
Kinzers, Pennsylvania

August 26 – September 3, 2018
Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Association
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

September 5 – 9, 2018
Farmers & Threshermens Jubilee
New Centerville, Pennsylvania

September 6 – 9, 2018
Mason Dixon Historical Society
Westminster, Maryland

September 13 – 16, 2018
Maryland Steam Historical Society
Arcadia, Maryland

Early American Steam Engine Society
Windsor, Pennsylvania

October 19 – 21, 2018
Grease Steam and Rust Association
McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania