The Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park

Vintage John Deere tractor (photo by Cheryl Landes)

Step back in time to watch vintage machinery in operation and learn about those original innovations at the 50th annual Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks. Activities include traditional tractor pulls, threshing, flour milling, steam sawmilling, fire appartus demos, and train and trolley rides.

A parade featuring antique cars, tractors, and trucks is scheduled at 1:30 each day of the event. Kids can try out the pedal-powered tractor pulling.

Also enjoy shopping at a flea market, food, live country music, and much more.

The Great Oregon Steam-up is on two weekends: July 24-25 and July 31-August 1. Hours are 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day. At 8 a.m. on Sundays, a church service will be held in the Music Hall.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 students ages 12-17, and free for children 11 and younger. Tickets are timed in two-hour increments, and children eligible for free admission must have a ticket. Get more information about The Great Oregon Steam-up and buy tickets at antiquepowerland.com/steam-up.

Powerland Heritage Park’s address is 3995 Brooklake Lane NE, Salem, Oregon.

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