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History that Will Move You

This is not your typical stuffy museum.... visit us and you’ll walk right into an era long past. A simpler time where big machines did work, powered factories, moved mountains, fed the country or just entertained humanity.

Those machines are ready to enlighten and entertain your family, taking you on a journey not to be forgotten.

Our History, 60+ years of preservation

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From a farm field to one of the largest operating collections of steam powered equipment in the Midwest.

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