There is a "parade" of tractors and other antique machinery. As they pass the "grandstand", the announcer gives the make, model and year of each entry
Check out this old steam roller
I love this old thing...such classic lines!
That should be me!
This one's for Jessi...it's orange!!
Another beauty "lettin' off steam"
I think this is one of my favorites
Lined up for duty.
Then there were the steam powered threshing machines, mighty to behold. What a boon to farmer's this invention must have been...can you imagine threshing by hand...
Wheat goes in one end, chaff goes out the other and the wheat berries collect in the special container
Feeding the beast, takes a lot of heat to produce enough steam to power these machines
From father to son, passing on the heritage...what a treasure.
What a fun day and a glimpse into a life that I'm sure I've romanticized. I know it's hard, hard work, but what a blessing to have the ability to be in such close harmony with the land and the seasons. One can still dream....