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The line-up: shows & special events.


July 21-24. The Will County Threshermen's Association presents their 43rd Annual Reunion. The 2005 show will be moving to the Dollinger Family Farm. JD tractors, equipment and stationary engines. Directions to the Dollinger Family Farm: Take Interstate 80 to Minooka Exit 122 (Ridge Road), turn south follow until the end of Ridge Road, turn right on Hansel Road, the farm is on the right side. All exhibitors welcome. Flea market wanted. Visit our website:

Contact: Robert Satterlee, show director, 815-467-6303.

Aug. 18-21, 2005, Fairgrounds, 627 Ballpark Road, Pinckneyville, IL 62274. American Thresherman's 46th Annual Steam, Gas and Threshing Show. Steam engines, gas engines, tractors, flea market, tractor pull and antique car show. Featured tractors: Minneapolis-Moline, Keck-Gonnerman, Associated gas engines. Always the third weekend in August. Fall show: Oct. 14-16, 2005. Always the third weekend in October. General information, 618-357-3241; flea market information: 618-654-7356,

Sept. 9-11, Salem, Ill. The Southern Illinois Antique Power Club will present the 16th Annual Antique Power Days at the Marion County Fairgrounds, Route 37 S. This year's feature will be Case tractors and equipment, Briggs & Stratton engines, all brands are welcome. Equipment demonstrations, threshing and baling, shingle mill, farm toy show and auction, weighted and display tractor pull, flea market, food stands, free grand stand events. Something for everyone. For more information, visit our website: or call show chairman, Danny Tolka, 618-432-7729.


July 29-31, 2005. Antique Steam & Gas Engine Club Inc. Summer Show. Thresherman's Park is located 2-1/2 miles north of Boonville, Ind., on Highway 61. Information: 812-897-3931.

Aug. 11-14. 4-H fairgrounds, LaGrange. Northeast Indiana Steam & Gas Association 24th Annual Show. Featuring: Minneapolis-Moline, B.F. Avery, Twin City. 260-463-3639.

Aug. 12-14, 2005, Wells County 4-H Park, Bluffton, Ind. Wheels of Yesteryear Antique Power Show. Featuring IH tractors and equipment, IH engines. Hosting Indiana Chapter 7 IH Collectors Club. Contact: Rolland Myers, 4111 E. 400 N., Bluffton, IN 46714; 260-565-3217; 260-827-8120.

Aug. 18-22, 2005, east of New Haven, Ind. 28th Annual Maumee Valley Antique Steam and Gas Engine Association Summer Show. Interstate 469 to U.S. 30, 5 miles east to Webster Road, 4 miles north to Dawkins Road. Hosting the 11th Anniversary of the Sheppard Diesel Club National Show, 260-799-5920. Also featuring Massey-Harris, Ferguson and related companies, 260-749-0169. All brands welcome. Gas engines, 260-632-4844; flea market, 419-769-1328; quilt display and crafts, tractor pull Friday night and Saturday, 260-639-6896. New: trading post, 260-486-4338. Oct. 1, 2005, Model Engines and Gas Engine Show, 260-632-4844, swap meet (antique engines, tractor and related parts). Oct. 2, tractor pull. For more information:

Aug. 24-28, 2005, Portland, Ind. 40th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show. 3,000 engines, 700 tractors, steam engines, sawmilling, threshing, very large trading post, 300-plus engine and tractor parts dealers, arts and crafts, banjo contest, fiddlers contest. Admission fee, $4. At the Jay County Fairgrounds. The Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Association Inc. Contact: AI Confer, president, 9597 W. Division Road, Dunkirk, IN 47336; Bruce Flick, vice president, 5289 S. 550 W., Portland, IN 47371; Nila Rudrow, secretary, 6557 S. U.S. 27, Portland, IN 47371.

Oct. 7-9, 2005. Antique Steam & Gas Engine Club Inc. Fall Festival. Thresherman's Park is located 2-1/2 miles north of Boonville, Ind., on Highway 61. Information: 812-897-3931.


Aug. 12-14, 2005. The 35th Annual Threshermen & Collectors Show located 2 miles west and 1/2 mile north of Albert City, Iowa. Featuring John Deere. Other activities include threshing, gas tractors, steam engines, draft horse and mule activities, antique tractor pull, gas engines, scale-size equipment, antique cars and trucks, trolley rides, various field demonstrations, craft activities, toy show, sawmill, doll show, country school, parade every day, camping and food stands. Exhibitors welcome! For information, contact: Brenda Sundblad, P.O. Box 333, Albert City, IA 50510; 712-843-2076;


June 3-4, Caney, Kan. Pioneer Days. Highway 75, 3-1/2 miles north of Caney. Featuring John Deere and model engines, large flea market/swap, tractor pull, plowing, consignment auction, June 5. Contact: 620-879-2918; 620-289-4351;

June 11-12, Meriden. 29th Horsepower Days, Meriden Antique Engine & Threshing Association, 1 mile north on Highway 4. See how life was before the engine. Draft horse machinery in operation, silver spurs (competition on track). Contact: Jess Noll, 785-286-1474; Merlyn Mahoney, 785-876-3030;

July 15-17, Meriden. 29th Threshing Show, Meriden Antique Engine & Threshers Association. One mile north of Meriden on Highway 4. Feature tractor: 1920 Case; feature engine: 1916 Waterloo Boy. Threshing daily, tractors, gasoline engines, tractor pulls, parade daily, flea market, live music, stock garden tractor pull. Contact: Jess Noll, 785-286-1474; Merlyn Mahoney, 785-876-3030;

July 16-17, Mankato. Jewell County Historical Society invites you to the 28th Annual Antique Farm Machinery Show & Threshing Bee. At the city park and historical society grounds. Featuring: Ford, steam engines, threshers and stationary engines. Antique tractor and vehicle parade daily, working sawmill and blacksmith shop, draft horse plowing, antique tractor and doubletree pulls, kid's pedal pull, crosscut saw and other contests, Ford tractor raffle, flea market/crafts, Sunday worship. All exhibitors welcome! Contact: Howard Herrman, 785-378-3872; Boyd Silsby, 785-378-3692; Dick Waugh, 785-378-3637; Lloyd Johnson, 785-378-3554 (evenings).


July 7-10, 2005, Easton. Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Association 32nd Annual Reunion & Show. Lawrence Patrick, P.O. Box 636, Easton, MD 21601; 410-822-9868;


Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11, 2.3 miles east of South Haven. Michigan Flywheelers Museum's Swap Meet. From Interstate 196 Exit 20, turn east on Phoenix Road, turn south at Fideland Fun Park at 68th Street, then 1/2 mile on 68th, admission $1 per person.

June 24-26, 2005, Hickory Corners, Mich. Kalamazoo Valley Antique Engine and Machinery Club presents its 26th Engine, Tractor and Machinery Show at the beautiful 100-acre grounds of the Gilmore Antique Car Museum. Location is 5 miles north of Richland, Mich., on State Route M-43. This year we are hosting the Prairie Gold Rush Summer Show featuring Minneaplois-Moline tractors and machinery, also all Fairbanks-Morse products. We expect the usual large collection and display of all makes of engines, tractors and machinery. Other attractions: sawmill, shingle mill, threshing demonstration, kid's pedal tractor pull, watermelon sawing, etc., large flea market, craft dealers, antique and old iron dealers. Show admission includes the museum's beautiful old barns filled with over 150 professional restored antique and classic automobiles. Free primitive camping for exhibitors. Setup starting Thursday, June 23. No early arrivals! Contact: Tom Welch, 269-668-2572; John Bauserman, 269-979-3024. Visit the museum site for directions, etc.:

July 15-17, 2005, Nike Park, Monroe, Mich. Southeast Michigan Antique Tractor & Engine Association (SMATEA) Show. Featuring Oliver, Lansing, Mich.-made engines. Fireworks Saturday evening. Exit 21 off Interstate 75, 2-1/2 miles west to park. Rustic camping, garden tractor pulls, consignment auction, flea market and so much more! Linda Bogedain, 734-269-6599; e-mail:

Sept. 3-5, 2005. The U.P. Steam & Gas Engine Association 30th Annual Show, Labor Day weekend. Featuring John Deere, Waterloo Boy tractors and related equipment. Old time village, museum, flea market, knife and gun show, and more. Free camping and daily breakfast for exhibitors. For information, write: The U.P. Steam & Gas Engine Association, Box 954, Escanaba, MI 49829;


July 1-4, 2005. Stickney engine owners, bring me your Stickney engines to Stickney, S.D. to help celeberate thier town's 100-year celebration. 605-732-4319; 605-732-4320; 605-732-4481; 320-564-4105 (evenings).

Aug. 20-21, 2005. Butterfield Steam & Gas Engine Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, at Butterfield in southwest Minnesota on Minnesota Highway 60. Shaded grounds along Butterfield Lake provide ideal setting for campers, steam engines and antique tractors (over 200), threshing and sawing. Hundreds of gas and model engines, antique cars and trucks, wood cutting, machinery parade, 2:15 p.m. both days. Pioneer Village includes log cabin, full-size grist mill and 16 other buildings holding arts, crafts and antiques. Continuous bluegrass music on stage both days. Kids will love steam train ride around grounds. For more information: Butterfield Threshermen's Association, Box 209, Butterfield, MN 56120.

Aug. 26-28, 2005, 6 miles east of Le Sueur, Minn. 32nd Annual Le Sueur County Pioneer Power Show. Featuring: Antique cars and trucks, and carousel band organs. Website: Pioneer Power information: Harold Wondra, 257 W. Minnesota St., Le Center, MN 56057; 507-357-6263.


June 3-4, Chilhowee, Mo. Chilhowee Antique Farm Machinery Collectors Organization, Swap Meet & Tractor Pull. 13 miles south of Warrensburg, Mo., then west 1-1/2 miles on Highway 2 and follow signs. Contact: Paul Singer, 660-647-5876; Wendell Stegner, 816-566-2970; CAFMCO, P.O. Box 17, Chilhowee, MO 64733.

June 16-19, 2005. 27th Annual Lathrop Antique Car, Tractor & Engine Show. Exhibitors and vendors welcome. Hosting the 19th Annual J.I. Case Heritage Expo. Featuring: Rock Island gas engines. Tractors, steam engines, antique cars, steam cars and many demonstrations. Draft horse pull and antique tractor pull. Over 100 flea markets. Contact: Jim Plowman, Lathrop, Mo.; 816-740-3210; 816-528-3511; Sam Swindler, Lathrop, Mo.; 816-740-3766;

July 7-10, 2005. The Mark Twain Old Threshers of Paris, Mo., will hold their 36th Annual Show. For information, contact: gas engines: Shelby Curtright, 106 Hill St., Paris, MO 65275; 660-327-5364; tractors: Richard Mills, 16688 Highway JJ, Mexico, MO 65265; 573-581-2784; president: Diane Holmes, 20107 Monroe Road 405, Paris, MO 65275; 660-327-6015.

July 9-10, Craig, Mo. River Bluff Iron-Men Show. Craig City Park, off Interstate 29. Contact: Judy French, 104 E. Missouri, Box 527, Oregon, MO 64473-0527; 660-446-2041; e-mail: Flea market, contact: Carolyn Hall, 816-233-3611.

July 15-17, St. Peters. ILL-MO Tractor and Engine Club St. Peters Old Tyme Picnic. Interstate 70 Exit 222 N. Featured tractor Ford, featured engine Sandwich. Contact: Gene Lapointe, 18001 Turkey Hill Road, Marthasville, MO 63357-2628; 636-433-5600; e-mail:

July 22-24, 2005, Adrian, Mo. Western Missouri Antique Tractor & Machinery Association Inc. presents its 27th Annual Steam & Gas Engine Show. Celebration of the Orange, featuring the entire Allis-Chalmers family of tractors, crawlers and equipment and hosting the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club of Kansas City, Chapter 1. Contact: Jim LaRose, 816-297-4290; Michael Crowe, 816-777-4488.

Sept. 15-18, 8 miles west of Springfield on Highway 60. 44th Annual Ozarks Steam Engine Association and Southwest Missouri EDGE&TA Steam-O-Rama. Featuring Russell steam engines, Minneapolis-Moline, Avery tractors and Witte gas engines. Contact: Jeff Ruth, 8984 State Highway U, Rogersville, MO 65742; 417-767-4632;


July 9-10, 2005, Dyer Park, 8 miles south of Hastings on U.S. Highway 281. 22nd Annual Collectors & Antique Machinery Working Show. Gates open at 7 a.m. with pancake breakfast. Flea market, crafts, tractor pull, country music, children's games, homemade pie and ice cream, military group, horse events and much more fun for the family, modest admission. Donna Babcock, 402-726-2262;

Sunday, Aug. 14, 72927 610 Ave., 4-1/2 miles south of Sterling, Neb. Deer Creek Sodbusters 23rd Annual Antique Machinery Show. Featuring Massey-Harris tractors and engine lines D, E and F. Also featuring threshing, corn shelling, field harvest demonstrations, plowing, draft horses, sawmill, blacksmithing, flea market, crafts, parade and much more. For further information, 402-866-2122; 402-866-4831; 402-866-2028; e-mail:


June 18-19, Canton. 23rd Annual Antique Gas & Steam Engine Show by the St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum. Canton Sportmans Club, Canton, N.Y. Antique gas, diesel, steam engines and tractors, tractor games, Saturday; pull, Sunday; sawmills, crafter and flea markets, bluegrass music, great food, exhibitors welcome. Contact: Paul Moore, 315-386-4315;

July 9-10, 2005, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Champlain Valley Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Association 15th Annual Exhibition. Clinton County Fairgrounds, Route 22B and 3, Interstate 87 Exit 37. Feature tractor: 1941 Farmall A; feature engine: Tom Thumb. Contact: Francis Bushey, 70 Bloomer St., P.O. Box 28, Altona, NY 12910; 518-846-7583.


June 23-26, 2005, Wauseon, Ohio. National Threshers Association 61st Annual Reunion, Fulton County Fairgrounds. Featuring: Huber equipment. For more information: 517-639-8703;


Sept. 16-18. Murray County Antique Tractor and Implement 12th Annual Show. Steam and gas tractors, small gas engines, craft vendors, swap meet, concessions, primitive camping. Equipment demonstrations, tractor games, tractor rodeo, consignment auction. Pan sled pulls on Sunday. Seven miles north of Sulphur on Highway 177, then 3/4 mile east on Tractor Road. Jimmy Jo McGill, 580-369-3578; Betty Runyan, 580-622-6611. See us at:


June 17-18, 2005, Friday and Saturday, Crossville, Tenn. Cumberland Plateau Antique Tractor and Engine 10th Annual Show. Cumberland County Community Complex (fairgrounds). All types of antique tractors, engines and equipment, tractor parade, kid's events, demonstrations and more, tractor pull Friday evening. For more information: Tom Bailey, 931-456-0300; Kenny Carey, 931-277-5227.


June 10-12, 2005, Fredricksburg, Texas. Hill Country Antique Tractor and Engine Show. Gillespie County Fairgrounds. Contact: Dyek Boles, 210-492-6527;

July 22-24, 2005, Brenham, Texas. South Central Regional Antique Farm Equipment Show and Pull, hosted by EDGE&TA Branch 96. Washington County Fairgrounds. Information: Allen Neumann, 979-836-5014; Emery Schulze, 979-836-8891;


June 11-12, 2005, Surry. Chippokes Steam and Gas Engine 15th Annual Show. Chippokes Plantation State Park, off Route 10 (Colonial Trail East) on Route 634 (Alliance Road). Gas engines, tractors, steam engines, antique cars, farm-stock tractor pull each day, kid's pedal tractor pull each day, merchants lane, heritage crafters, working sawmill, peanut picking, food, entertainment, children's activities, mansion and museum tours. Pre-registration encouraged. Contact: Kathy Wright, Chippokes Plantation Farm Foundation, Monroe Building, 11th Floor, 101 N. 14th St., Richmond, VA 23219; 804-786-7950;


June 25-26, Rice Lake, Wis. The 36th Hungry Hollow Steam and Gas Engine Club Show will be held at the Barron County Fairgrounds, Highway 48 E. Saturday and Sunday there will be a toy show, gas engine displays, tractors, cars, flea market, steam engine, fire equipment, parade of power and a pancake breakfast. At 7 p.m. Saturday a tractor pull will be held. Featuring: Ford and Fordson tractors and Rock Island gas engines. Contact: Duane Nelson, 342 18-1/2--19-1/2 Ave., Comstock, WI 54826; 715-822-4169.

July 9-10, 2005, Wabeno, Wis. Wabeno Antique Power Association 19th Annual Steam-Up Days, at fairgrounds. Located on Highway 32, 90 miles north of Green Bay, Wis. Feature Minneapolis-Moline tractors. Steam engines, tractors and equipment, 1909 Phoenix steam log hauler, 1917 60 hp Case steam engine, steam powered sawmill, antique tractors, gas engines, models, other related antique machinery. Contact: Ray Ehlinger, 2454 County Road C, Wabeno, WI 54566; 715-473-5888. Antique tractor pull, contact: Tom Allen, 715-882-3952.

Aug. 5-7. Burnett, Wis. Dodge County Antique Power Show. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Featuring John Deere. Tractor pull noon, Saturday. One mile southwest of village of Burnett, west of Highway 26 on County B. 920-689-2636.
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