Historic engine open day
MEMBERS of Wedderburn Historical Engine and Machinery Society will open their grounds and buildings to the public tomorrow to mark the society’s 35th year.
Secretary Lois Goddard said that from six members in 1987, the society had grown to more than 180 members from across Victoria and interstate.
“In 1989, the Loddon Shire granted the society the use of the current grounds - formerly the local tip - and members have transformed it into what it is today,” she said
The grounds are a part of the Market Square precinct shared with the men’s shed and cricket club.
In 1988, Trevor Bailey the first president and currently again in the position, and Phillip Bird accidentally came across a Ruston Hornsby engine at Lake Goldsmith.
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