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EDGETA Branch 3 San Jose, California

Branch 3
Branch 3
  • Branch 3’s purpose is to stimulate interest in collecting, restoring, preserving, and exhibiting gas/diesel engines, steam tractors, power driven farm machinery and any other related equipment of historical value.
  • Branch 3 was formed in 1978 and has approximately 200 members. The majority of the members live in the central coast area of California, with most living between San Francisco and Monterey.
  • The Branch 3 Board of Directors usually meets the third Thursday of odd numbered months @ 7:30pm. For the location of the meeting, call Bill Dabel 408-227-2675.
  • Membership dues are $25.00 for primary member, $20.00 for additional adult member 18 and older and $15.00 per child age 17 or under. Membership includes a copy of our bi-monthly newsletter “Branch Three News”.
  • A newsletter only subscription is available for $12 a year.


Memberships are $25.00 per year for primary adult member…..$20.00 for each additional adult (18 and older) and $15.00 per child 17 or under. Duel Membership is $12.00. Additional Dual Membership is $5.00  Make check payable to: E.D.G.E.&T.A. and mail to Membership Chairman, Dave Abbott, 110 E. Luchessa Ave. #4B, Gilroy, CA 95020.



The Branch Three News is published bimonthly by the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association, and covers the central coast area of California. Subscriptions are $12.00 a year.  Send to Branch Three News, c/o Bill Dabel, 6001 Miwok Dr., San Jose, CA or .

     We welcome contributions of articles, illustrations, letters of suggestion or encouragement, and general interest items from members. Deadline for submitting items is the first of every even month by midnight, there are few exceptions. Material originally appearing in other publications may be used but must be accompanied by written permission to reprint. Classified ads and contributions are preferred typed or clearly printed and will be used as space allows. Permission to reproduce Branch Three News articles is granted, provided that Branch Three News is credited. Send all material to:  Branch Three News, c/o Bill Dabel, 6001 Miwok Dr., San Jose, CA or and place EDGE&TA and your name on the subject line.

Club Mailing Address:
6001 Miwok Dr., San Jose, CA 95123

Club Contact Email:

Club Phone Number:
(408) 799-2165

Branch Officers for 2022:

William Dabel
6001 Miwok Dr, San Jose, CA 95123,, (408) 799-2165

Vice President:
Mark Sendejas
7690 Church St., Gilroy, CA  95020, (408) 847-2084

Dave Abbott 
140 East Luchessa Ave #4B, Gilroy, CA 95020,, (408) 205-6208

Gary Campagna
14675 Nelson Way, San Jose, CA 95124, (408) 559-0248,

Safety Director:
Phil Jaques
2649 Almaden Road, San Jose, CA 95125, , (408) 438-1018

William Dabel
6001 Miwok Dr, San Jose, CA 95123,, (408) 799-2165

Membership Director:
Dave Abbott
140 East Luchessa Ave #4B, Gilroy, CA 95020,, (408) 205-6208

Contact Branch officers listed above for more information on Branch 3 or attending or participating in branch events.

All membership dues and lists are to be sent to the Secretary/Treasurer. Click on the Administration Page to find contact information for the officers.

All correspondence should be directed to the President, any questions should be sent to the Regional Director and all insurance questions to be sent to the Director handling insurance.

All EDGE&TA Membership Correspondence Should be Directed To: Carrie Jo Parmley – EDGE&TA Secretary | | 15246 Seven League Road, Tyler, TX 75703

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