Biloela (Central Queensland), the "Land of the White Cockatoo", will be abuzz with
the sound of engines whirring, the clatter of horses hooves, the puffs of steam and
smoke, as people from all over come to congregate and celebrate our nation's
glorious past and the pioneering spirit of Australian's as the Callide Dawson
Machinery Preservation Club Inc. hosts the 15th Annual Old Wheels In Motion Rally
on the 16th & 17th July, 2016.
The Queensland Heritage Park, sometimes fondly referred to as the "Silo" by locals,
will be the backdrop for the event. Situated at the edge of the central business
district, the towering "Silo" structure (originally from the Expo '88 site in Brisbane) can
be seen for miles away, acting as a beacon to those who are interested in all things
heritage and days of yore.
The two day event will see exhibitors from Queensland, and across our great land,
come together to host a working rally which showcases the uniqueness of the many
vintage machines and collectables on display. Demonstrations and events, like the
vintage tractor pull, the tractor balancing competition and the traditional grand
parade, amalgamate with displays of traditional crafts and trades to educate and
Explore, discover and relive the past as you browse through the large array of
displays and view the many demonstrations, including gold stamping, blacksmithing,
chaff cutting, corn shelling, etc. Market stalls, trade and swap meet sites will also add
to the overall atmosphere with a large array of items for sale including patchwork
quilts, heritage fence panels, painted saws, gourmet handmade soaps, tools,
leatherwork, woodwork and much, much more.
Gates open at 8.00am daily. Evening functions/events can be attended by pre-sold
ticket. Entry prices are as follows: Adults $10.00. Students/Pensioners $7.00.
Family (2 x Adults and 2 x Children (over 12 years) $25.00. Children (under 12
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