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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Pearn's Steam World

Head on down to Pearn's Steam World's 30th Annual Steam Up.

Come check out our fantastic collection of steam engines and displays over this November long weekend.

This years feature is a tribute to 100 years of Ford Australia.

Please like and share with your friends, especially those with kids as steam train rides are free.
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INTERNATIONAL RURAL WOMEN'S DAY - Couldn't go past without recognising these four members of the Pearn family; Gwen Dobson, (nee Pearn), Dorothy, Jessie and Glady's Pearn. During their lifetime each of these women made a valuable contribution to their farms, families and rural communities in which they lived. George the Farmer ... See MoreSee Less

INTERNATIONAL RURAL WOMENS DAY - Couldnt go past without recognising these  four members of the Pearn family; Gwen Dobson, (nee Pearn), Dorothy, Jessie and Gladys Pearn.  During their lifetime each of these women made a valuable contribution to their farms, families and rural communities in which they lived.   George the Farmer

 

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Some of the most special lady's in my life! I owe especially one of them more thanks for so many good and memorable times and a many well filled stomach with country home styled meals. If only we could revisits those early days again!

4 weeks ago

Pearn's Steam World

As the 100th year of the battle of Polygon Wood is acknowledged, can we re-share Our post on Eric's and Henry Pearn, cousins from Bracknell, Tasmania. PSW has recently presented a copy of this picture to the Bracknell primary school for their museum. Both Eric and Henry would have both attended school at Bracknell and to have their pictures taken on the battle field at such a significant period of Australian history is truly remarkable.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

As the 100th year of the battle of Polygon Wood is acknowledged, can we re-share Our post on Erics and Henry Pearn, cousins from Bracknell, Tasmania.  PSW has recently presented a copy of this picture to the Bracknell primary school for their museum.  Both Eric and Henry would have both attended school at Bracknell and to have their pictures taken on the battle field at such a significant period of Australian history is truly remarkable.

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