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 11 – 14, 2019
Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Engine Association
Easton, Maryland

August 1 – 4, 2019
Northwest PA Steam Engine and Old Equipment Association
Portersville, Pennsylvania

August 2 – 4, 2019
Eastern Shore Threshermen's & Collector's Association
Federalsburg, Maryland

August 14 – 17, 2019
Rough and Tumble Engineer's Historical Association
Kinzers, Pennsylvania

August 25 – September 2, 2019
Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Association
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

September 4 – 8, 2019
Farmers & Threshermens Jubilee
New Centerville, Pennsylvania

September 5 – 8, 2019
Mason Dixon Historical Society
Westminster, Maryland

September 12 – 15, 2019
Maryland Steam Historical Society
Arcadia, Maryland

October 3 – 6, 2019
Early American Steam Engine Society
Windsor, Pennsylvania

October 18 – 20, 2019
Grease Steam and Rust Association
McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania