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Museum to host steam engine school

Published: Thursday, June 19, 2014 10:23 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014 10:53 a.m. CST

The Jasper County Historical Museum will host a Minneapolis Steam Engine School on Saturday and Sunday at the museum, located at 1700 S. 15th Ave. W. in Newton.

The school will begin with one hour of classroom instruction and the remainder of Saturday and Sunday will be hands-on instruction. On Saturday, coffee and coffee cake will be served at 9 a.m. outside the ag building ($1 plus free refills). Steam school will start at 10 a.m. Sunday’s session will begin at noon.

Attendees can either bring a sack lunch and picnic in the barn, or go off-site for lunch. Coffee and water will be available.

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