Pearn's Steam World

Pearn's Steam Museum is a volunteer group dedicated to the restoration and preservation of early agricultural heritage.

Address: 
65 Meander Valley Highway, Westbury, TAS
Tel: 
0363931414
Hours: 
9.00am - 4.00pm daily
Admission: 
Adults $5.00
Facilities: 
Disabled toilet and access, souvenir range, guided tours, special steam-ups for group bookings
Collection: 
The collection includes Foden, Birdsall, Fowler, Buffalo Pitts, Avelinga, Porter and Eclipse steam traction engines. Railway memorabilia, stationary engines, associated farm and household tools, implements, tractors, fairground organ, miniature train travel on a 500m loop of the complex.
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Steam Traction Engine

Birdsall Engine No 2538

Birdsall Engine No 2538
Creator:
Regine, Wisconsin, USA
Description:
This engine is one of only three left I the world. Built at Auburn, New York in 1900. The engine has a patent reverse gear, piston valve and is spring mounted.
Date:
1888

Regine, Wisconsin, USA

Gas Engine

Crossley Gas Engine

Crossley Gas Engine
Description:
Last used at the Latrobe Shale and Oil works.
Date:
1895

Tasmania, Australia, Latrobe

Threshing drum

Garrett Threshing Drum No. 10646

Creator:
Leiston Works, Suffolk, England
Description:
Features a five foot drum used in the Whitemore and Hagley districts to harvest grain until 1953.
Date:
1925

Tasmania, Australia, Whitemore, Hagley

Steam Traction Engine

Foden Traction Engine No. 2108

Creator:
Foden, Sandbach, England
Description:
Originally purchased for agents, Finlayson's Deveport for 750 pounds. It was later sold to Mr E V Pearn for 400 pounds in 1935. Used throughout the Westbury/Hagley district for threshing, pressing, choffwitting and sawmilling.
Date:
1910

Tasmania, Australia, Westbury, Hagley

Tractor

Sanderson

Description:
Built in1920 at Bedford, UK. This tractor was originally bought by Mr A J Boutcher Ivylwn, Hagley for 350 pounds.
Date:
1920

Tasmania, Australia, Bedford, UK