The Cobdogla Irrigation and Steam Museum was originally built as the pumping station for the district's vineyards and horticultural crops As a major contribution to South Australia's Jubilee 150 year, the then Engineering and Water Supply Department, (now SA Water) refurbished one of the world famous Humphrey Pumps and the Pumping Station grounds to form the Cobdogla Irrigation and Steam Museum. On the fully accredited railway, both steam and diesel locomotives pull the train on a 30 minute trip through the museum grounds along the channel and out through the vineyards, while elsewhere in the museum you may see a huge steam traction engine, smaller steam engines, stationary IC engines, and special displays at work. The museum holds four major operating days each year, featuring the Humphrey Pump, Steam Train Traction Engine, Stationary Engines, the National Trust dioramas and special operating exhibits. Programs available. Please request via email.
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