The Historical Machinery Club of Tasmania inc was formed at a meeting held on Tuesday 7th June 1988 at Monty’s Restaurant in Penguin.

Present at that meeting were Messrs E Dyke (Chariman), K. Allen, G. Weeks, S. Ennis, R. McCall, R. Green, D. Burk, M. Walsh, R. Sharman, P. Dixon, E. Sharman, E. Richardson, R. Brooks and R. Clark.

The original minutes of that first meeting.