Boiler House Steam and Engine Museum

As part of the North Pine Country Park Historic Precinct, operated by the Pine Rivers Shire Council, our all volunteer society operates the boiler house to keep alive the machines which helped to bring industry and prosperity to our state. It provides a unique learning experience for members and visitors alike.

Address: 
North Pine Country Park, Dayboro Road, Kurwongbah, QLD
Tel: 
0732856211
Hours: 
8.30am-2pm Sun, also by appointment
Admission: 
Donation
Facilities: 
Tours by appointment, steam machinery runs on 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
Collection: 
The boiler house has a unique collection of large steam engines, plus a number of smaller ones, that run on live steam. It also includes a 1900 traction engine, numerous old stationary engines and tractors, trucks and other memorabilia.
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Items

Steam Traction engine

Traction Engine

Traction Engine
Creator:
Marshall's of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Description:
Marshall compound traction engine, 1900 6NHP
Date:
1903
Item Id Number:
4

This traction engine originally worked at Dalby, Qld until C1960. Acquired by the Australian Army, it was donated to QSVMS when the regiment was disbanded.

Marine steam engine

Triple Expansion Marine Steam Engine 350HP

Triple Expansion Marine Steam Engine 350HP
Creator:
State Dockyard, Newcastle, NSW
Description:
Three cylinder marine steam engine of 350HP, ex Brisbane dredge.
Date:
1952
Item Id Number:
3

This engine is one of four that were built for the dredge 'Townsville' at Newcastle NSW in 1952, based on the 'Remora' built by Krupps, Germany C1906. Later renamed 'Brisbane' the Dredge was scrapped in Brisbane C1982.

Steam generating set

Bellis and Morcom V-type, Generating Set

Bellis and Morcom V-type, Generating Set
Creator:
Bellis & Morcom, Birmingham, England
Description:
Two cylinder steam engine and generator ex Nambour Sugar Mill.
Date:
1903
Item Id Number:
2

This large generating set was one of three that were installed at the Tully, Qld Sugar Mill C1903. They were later moved to Moreton Sugar Mill C1949. This engine was rebuilt from parts of all 3.

Steam engine

600HP Horizontal Mill Engine

600HP Horizontal Mill Engine
Creator:
Stewarts of Glasgow
Description:
Horizontal single cylinder mill engine (24"x 48")
Date:
1926
Item Id Number:
1

This engine was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1926 for the Moreton Sugar Mill, Nambour Qld. Replaced by steam turbines, it was rebuilt by QSVMS C1990.