Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hunter Valley Steamfest returns for 2015

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Steam billows, the whistle blasts – another visitor is hooked.
These majestic trains return to Maitland this Saturday and Sunday for the Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest.
“There’s something about steam and that era that keeps people coming back,” Maitland City Council events co-ordinator Adam Franks said.
“It’s exciting and every year more and more kids fall in love with it.”
The 3237 is one of two locomotives consigned to race a tiger moth on Sunday.
That’s after the UK-built loco has taken people for a tour through the Port Waratah coal yards in a Steamfest-first.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 16, 2015.