Published on : Friday, February 24, 2017
The Glenbrook Vintage Railway celebrates 40 years of operation, and in conjunction with the Franklin Vintage Machinery Club, stages the Steam and Vintage Country Festival 2017 at the Glenbrook Vintage Railway’s Glenbrook Station near Waiuku.
Experience the charm of earlier times with this Festival.
Take a 15km ride on a genuine steam train, view steam locomotives from around the country, see Clydesdale horses ploughing, marvel at ancient steam traction engines, witness vintage tractors and machinery carrying out ploughing, reaping and binding, threshing and baling.
Sail on the lake in a classic steam boat, experience the silent power of steam cars, be fascinated by the sight and sound of vintage engines operating.
Dance to Big Band music, watch rare vintage aircraft perform overhead, cuddle farm animals, enjoy a range of refreshments and children’s activities, and much, much more!