From the Maitland Mercury report:
Organisers, volunteers and sponsors of the 30th anniversary of Hunter Valley Steamfest were applauded this week for contributing to the event which is being hailed as a global success.
A Maitland council meeting this week heard how the event’s Facebook page received hundreds of thousands of likes and video views, not just from Australian followers but from train enthusiasts around the world.
The Steamfest coverage had more than 68,000 pageviews on The Mercury website and on Facebook It reached another 14000 people.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, May 26, 2016.