There are many displays like depression glass, Royal Memorabilia, Country Store, kitchen, washing machines, and a "What's
Displays of steam tractors, large gas tractors, threshing machines and other displays.
A private collection of tractors and miscellaneous artifacts used in the early days of farming.
See a vertical boiler driving huge stationary steam engines. Another two engines are presently under restoration.
Take a look at the brick forge, lineshaft, stationary engine and many tools of the trade used to manufacture, fabricate and maintain agricultural equipment.
The "Long" House was built in 1914 by John Thomas on a farm just northwest of Irricana, Alberta. It has been lived in by three generations of the Long Family since 1914. The house was donated to Pioneer Acres, moved to our location, and restored to 1929 status. By tour only*.
This barn is used for horses during shows, and for storage and displays of horse drawn equipment.
1905 school house moved here from the Allingham area.
A member's private collection of hundreds of antiques including tractors, furniture and tools. Small artifact section
by tour only*.
An enviable collection of dozens of antique trucks. Generous donations from active Club members have financed the construction of two large buildings which house this outstanding set of professionally restored vehicles. The buildings also include impressive displays of machinery, gas pumps and other artifacts. An archives room documents Alberta's trucking history. By tour only*.
Anyone with old-time farming knowledge will enjoy these early mobile buildings.
Learn how our ingenious early pioneers found a way to have fresh meat weekly in warm weather before the days of refrigeration.
* The Long House, Ray Howden Building, and Pioneer
Truck Museum are open for the same hours as the rest of Pioneer Acres but you
must be accompanied by a tour guide to access them. We are very proud of our
collections at Pioneer Acres but because of the nature of some of the artifacts
we take extra care to preserve them. There is no additional charge for a tour,
and no appointment necessary - please feel free to inquire at the Pioneer World
building when you come to visit.
September 6 & 7 - Steam and Stationary Engines
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