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OUR BIG FALL EVENT
“LAST BLAST” Fall Steam Up
is October 13, 2018 at the
Simcoe County Museum.

Saturday October 13, 2018 10 – 4pm

Displays and demonstrations by the Historical Construction Association and vendors.

Road excavation, gravelling, grading, and rolling using antique machinery. See steam and diesel-powered cable shovels in action. Accessible people-mover, picnic area, and concession stands including BBQ. Event rates apply.


The home of Canada’s vintage construction equipment enthusiasts.

“We’re digging
up the Past”

HCEA Canada features the foremost collection of antique road building and excavation equipment.

Located 10 minutes outside of Barrie Ontario, we host 2 major events each year for the public. We also display pieces from our collection at a number of events around the province.

Boasting more than 350 members from across Canada, the U.S. and Europe we play a significant role in the preservation and eduction of early construction techniques and the maintenance of vintage equipment.

Explore our site and make sure to visit and experience our equipment in action at either our Spring or Fall events.


Watch a short highlight clip from our DVD and see what we are all about.

Our DVD is available for sale in the museum gift store. It features more than 40 minutes of action and information about our group.

We have a great Facebook page with lots of interesting history and posts. See our latest post below or visit the page for more.

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