Steam Engine Education

Steam schools carefully prepare students at all levels, from beginners to tomorrow's engineers.

| February 2015

Looking for a fun, informative way to finally get your hands on a steam engine? Enroll in a steam school this year to learn from life-long engineers.

From valuable classroom learning to cleaning tubes to chugging along the grounds, there’s no better way to discover the thrills of safe steam engine operation and maintenance. Courses fill quickly, so don’t wait to register. FC


Midwest Old Threshers Reunion Steam School
When: May 16-17
Where: Midwest Old Threshers show grounds, Mt. Pleasant
Tuition: $75

The two-day course offers classroom instruction and hands-on experience. Materials and two noon meals are included.

For more information: CEO Terry McWilliams, 405 E. Threshers Rd., Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641; (319) 385-8937; email:

Heritage Park of North Iowa 14th Annual Steam Engineer School
When: May 16-17
Where: Heritage Park of North Iowa, Forest City
Tuition: $40