This event is usually held annual in March in the township of Kyabram. Unfortunately it was cancelled in 2020.
The Kyabram Vintage Engine and Machinery Rally (once known as Kyabram Engine Rally) features vintage engines, machinery, tractors, steam vehicles and road vehicles. Also on display there may be historic memorabilia, hobbies, woodcraft, hay making, blacksmithing and sheep shearing.
2006 Kyabram Engine Rally
- The Kyabram Engine Rally (2006) had many wonderful display of vintage engines in working order.
- Cooper “Little Wonder” 1920 “Coffee Pot”
- Vintage bale maker
- Vintage bale maker (Polyester twine was not available when this bale maker was first used)
- The engine that drove the bale maker. The engine was cooled by a water-radiator. Note today’s modern round bales in the background.
- Southern Cross Portable Pumper Unit (Circa 1930)
The portable farm unit was used for such purposes as windmill assistance, pumping from bores or wells, and filling stock troughs.
Several companies manufactured this type of engine between 1909 and 1958. The unit was so reliable economical and easy to maintain that no significant changes in design were made over this period.
Owned and restored by Bruce Archibald, Kyabram, Victoria 3620
- Kyabram 2006 Engine Rally – vintage and restored tractors on display with the owners story.
If the owners of the vintage tractors pictured above want to send us the story of their restoration and ownership, we will include the story with the image. Please send the information by email with their full name and contact details and whether they want their names and contact details to be included with the story.
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