2013 Steam Schools
Learn the basics on steam engine operation by attending a steam school in 2013.
Steam school isn't a walk in the park, as these students at the Rough & Tumble steam school learned while performing maintenance on their second day of class.
Photo Courtesy Rough & Tumble Engineers Historical Assn.
Seven steam schools will put
steam engines front and center this year, connecting those with a fascination
with steam engines to the resources and education to turn their interest into a
Steam schools place a special
emphasis on safety, focusing on the ins and outs of safe operation and
maintenance basics. Experienced steam engineers provide instruction in
classroom settings before moving to hands-on instruction. If you’re interested,
don’t hesitate to register – most courses fill quickly. Whether you’re new to
the hobby or a seasoned veteran, these courses provide invaluable experience
and lessons to help keep old iron alive and safe for everyone involved. FC
Did we miss your club’s
steam school? Contact Beth Beavers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-682-4704 to get your club included in
13th Annual Central
States Threshermen’s Steam
When: May 18-19
Where: Threshermen’s Reunion Park,
Tuition: $50 ($40 for
additional family members)
The course is designed
for beginning and intermediate engineers, with an emphasis on safe engine
operation. Camping, coffee, donuts, lunch both days and all classroom materials
are included. Class size is limited to 50; must register by May 1.
For more information: Bob
Stadsholt, 717 Lara Rd.,
Normal, IL 61761; (309) 452-8223 (home) or (309)
838-9902 (cell); email: email@example.com.
Midwest Old Threshers Reunion
When: May 4-5
Where: Midwest Old
Threshers show grounds, Mt.
The course stresses
classroom and hands-on experience. Materials and two noon meals are included.
For more information:
Terry McWilliams, Public Relations and Marketing, 405 E. Threshers Rd., Mt.
Pleasant, IA 52641; (319) 385-8937; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heritage Park of North Iowa13th Annual Steam Engineer School
When: May 18-19
Where: Heritage Park of North Iowa, Forest City
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