Community Achievement Award

Pearn Girls Jean, Ruth and Anne were at the awards ceremony last night and accepted the Community Achievement Agriculture Award for Pearns Steam World. Pearns Steam World has been operating at Westbury since 1987 and features a nationally significant assortment of...

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The Ferguson Muster

On the long weekend of November 5th-7th 2016 Steamworld celebrated the 70th Birthday of Harry Ferguson. The turnout was far greater than we could have predicted.

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When cousins Henry (top left) and Eric (foreground) Pearn left their homes in the green fields of Bracknell, Tasmania they couldn't possibily imagine the brutality of life on the Western Front. This picture was taken on the 20th September 1917, following the Battle of Menin Road, which along with the better known Battle for Polygon Wood a week later, formed part of a greater British offensive in Flanders, the 1917 Third Battle of Ypres. In a letter to his cousin Ted Pearn, Eric speaks about receiving a birthday cake from home and hoping to go on leave, before commenting 'suppose I shall soon be going back to the hell on earth". Both Henry and Eric returned to Australia. This photograph is from the Library of Victoria collection and was given to Pearns Steam World by Henry and Eric's descendent Ian Conn. 'Lest We Forget' ... See MoreSee Less

When cousins Henry (top left) and Eric (foreground) Pearn left their homes in  the green fields of Bracknell, Tasmania they couldnt possibily imagine the brutality of life on the Western Front.  This picture was taken on the 20th September 1917, following the Battle of  Menin Road, which along with the better known Battle for Polygon Wood a week later, formed part of a greater British offensive in Flanders, the 1917 Third Battle of Ypres. In a letter to his cousin Ted Pearn, Eric speaks about receiving a birthday cake from home and hoping to go on leave, before commenting  suppose I shall soon be going back to the hell on earth.  Both Henry and Eric returned to Australia.  This photograph is from the Library of Victoria collection and was given to Pearns Steam World by Henry and Erics descendent Ian Conn.  Lest We Forget

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Clynton Brown

ANZAC DAY Trading Hours - Pearn's Steam World will be closed until 12noon on Tuesday 25th April 2017 ~ "Lest We Forget" ... See MoreSee Less

ANZAC DAY Trading Hours - Pearns Steam World will be closed until 12noon on Tuesday 25th April 2017 ~ Lest We Forget

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Pearn's Steam World

This picture is held within the Tasmanian Archives. Any ideas who, what and where? Our first guess is a Buffalo Pitts engine, with the picture taken in the Coal River Valley. It would bne great if we could provide some details for the good people at Heritage Tasmania. ... See MoreSee Less

This picture is held within the Tasmanian Archives.  Any ideas who, what and where?   Our first guess is a Buffalo Pitts engine, with the picture taken in the Coal River Valley.  It would bne great if we could provide some details for the good people at Heritage Tasmania.

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It does have a name on it but can't work out what is says.

Looks to be an Andrew and Bevens chaff cutter.

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