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Shenandoah Valley

Steam & Gas Engine



Berryville, VA   USA




Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley

Steam & Gas Engine Association's Website!


 William "Bill" Crisman Pifer, Sr., 83, of Gerrardstown passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015 at Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility.

Born September 9, 1932 in Berryville, VA he was the son of the late George C. and Edna W. Nicely Pifer.

He is a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Martinsburg.

He was a residential carpenter, and learned the trade from his father. He was self employed for many years and retired from Whitmore Lumber Company.

Bill was a past member of Shenandoah Valley Steam and Gas Engine Association of Berryville, VA and past member of Potomac and Shenandoah Antique Tractor and Engine Club of Charles Town.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice Pifer, son William C. Pifer, Jr. and wife, Kay of Middleway, daughter Vicky Smith and husband, Robert of Gerrardstown; four grandsons, Chris Pifer of Inwood, Brian Pifer of Inwood, Matt Smith of Hancock, MD, and Ben Smith of Stephenson, VA; one great-granddaughter, Stephanie Hawkins of Inwood; great-grandson, Zander Pifer of Inwood; great-great-granddaughter, Reagan Hawkins; and number of nieces and nephews.



Our "Shows" page has now been updated featuring the listings from the annual Farm Collector Steam Show Directory

 for 2015!



On Saturday, November 7th, The Shenandoah Valley Steam & Gas Engine Association held the Club's Fall "End-of-the-Year" Banquet.  Shown above are the 2016 Club Officers and Steam Show Directors.  A crowd of about 80  were in attendance.  Not pictured in the group photo is Steam Show Secretary Karen Angus.  A good time was had by all!

Make plans now for the 2016

"Pageant of Steam" Show

being held

July 29th, 30th, and 31st....2016!

The Shenandoah Valley Steam & Gas Engine Association now has a

YouTube Channel!  Visit www.youtube.com and insert SVSGEA in the search box to view some of our Antique and Vintage Equipment Videos!


For GPS Users:  The Show grounds are located at

890 West Main Street, Berryville, VA  22611



We would like to thank our Local Community as well as all of the Exhibitors, Vendors, and the many Volunteers who help make the Shenandoah Valley Steam & Gas Engine Association's yearly projects the success that they are.


Help Keep Our Heritage and History Alive!


Support Antique and Vintage Tractor, Truck,and Steam Engine Clubs!


Thanks for stopping by!



© 2015

Shenandoah Valley Steam & Gas Engine Association

Berryville, VA    USA

Bill Witt, Webmaster