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The Root River Antique Historical Power Association, Inc. presents:
The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
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When:

Friday through Sunday
July 14th, 15th & 16th, 2017
Show Ground Gates Open 7:00 a.m.

Where:

Spring Valley, MN


Featuring:

Cockshutt, Co-op and Gamble's Farmcrest

Tractors and Equipment Hosting:

Minnesota Go-Pher Cockshutt Club 9th Regional Show

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2nd Feature:

All Makes of Lawn & Garden Tractors


The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show Events
  • Sisters & Company

    Friday, July 14th and Saturday, July 15th
    10:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

  • Daily Tractor & Equipment Parade

    Every day, 11:00 a.m.

  • Cowboy Church of Cherry Grove

    Sunday, July 16th

    Church Services at 10:00 a.m.
    Playing at 12:30 p.m.

  • Truck Pull

    Sunday, July 16th, 1:00 p.m.

    Stock & Hobby Class Pickups
    New: Stock Semi Class

  • Horse Pull

    Saturday, July 15th, 12:00 p.m.

  • Gopher State Garden Tractor Pull

    Saturday, July 15th, 4:00 p.m.

  • "The History of Ordinary Things"

    Doris Montag
    Every day, 10:00 a.m.

    "The Story of Early Education"

    Every day, 10:00 a.m.

    "Honoring Our Mothers and Grandmothers - Needlework from the Dresser Drawers of Daughters"

  • Tractor Pull

    Friday, July 14th, 6:00 p.m.

    Will be using two sleds, so don't be late!

    Rain Date: Saturday, July 15th, 6:00 p.m.


The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show Schedule
  • Friday, July 14th

    7:00-10:00 a.m. - Breakfast: Pancake & Sausage or Biscuits & Gravy
    9:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
    10-11:00 a.m. - SISTERS & COMPANY
    10-11:00 a.m. - “The History of Ordinary Things”
    11:00 a.m. - Tractor parade
    12:30-3:00 p.m. - SISTERS & COMPANY
    1:00 p.m. - Games for all ages on pulling track
    1:00-2:00 p.m. - “The History of Ordinary Things”
    6:00 p.m. - Tractor Pull - Antique/Classic with two sleds
    1st sled 3,500# up
    2nd sled 14,500# down
    Be on time; both sleds will start at 6:00 p.m.
    Rain date: Saturday, July 15th, 6:00 p.m.
    Sponsored by:
    Syngenta Seed Advisor, Dougan Farms, Baudoin Oil Co., Grand Meadow MN

  • Saturday, July 15th

    7:00-10:00 a.m. - Breakfast: Pancake & Sausage or Biscuits & Gravy
    10:00-11:00 a.m. - SISTERS & COMPANY
    10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. - ”The History of Ordinary Things”
    11:00 a.m. - Tractor Parade
    12:00 p.m. - MN Horse Pullers Assn. Horse Pull
    12:30-3:00 p.m. - SISTERS & COMPANY
    1:15 p.m. - Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull LLC
    Sponsored by:
    Podein’s Power Equipment, Stewartville, MN
    3:00 p.m. - Gopher State Garden Tractor Pull
    Sponsored by:
    J & S Repair, Grand Meadow, MN

  • Sunday, July 16th

    7:00-10:00 a.m. - Breakfast: Pancake & Sausage or Biscuits & Gravy
    10:00 a.m. - Church Services, The Cowboy Church of Cherry Grove
    10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. - ”The History of Ordinary Things”
    11:00 a.m. - Tractor Parade
    12:30 p.m. - The Cowboy Church of Cherry Grove
    1:00 p.m. - Truck Pull, Stock and Hobby Class
    New: Stock Semi Class
    Sponsored by:
    Rochester Ford, Rochester MN
    3:00 p.m. - Raffle Ticket Drawing


The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Attractions
  • Flea Market/Swap Meet
    Many Home-Based Business Vendors

  • Food on Grounds
    Served by Grand Meadow Lions

  • Petting Zoo

  • Antique Cars & Trucks
    Bring yours!

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    Timberlin RR
    Made to scale with permanent track & cars

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    Check out the many attractions of the farmstead


Demonstrations
  • Rosemailing

  • Spinning

  • Tatting

  • Butter Churning

  • Rug Weaving

  • Crocheting

  • Norwegian Lefse - on a wood-burning stove

  • Corn Shelling

  • Corn Shredding

  • Threshing

  • Rock Crushing

  • Saw Mill

  • Blacksmith Shop

  • & much more!


The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show Raffle
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    1st Prize:
    Cockshutt 30
    or $2,000 cash

  • 2nd Prize: Cockshutt Pedal Tractor
    3rd Prize: Cockshutt Toy Tractor
    4th Prize: Root River Cockshutt Collectors Red Wing Butter Crock


The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Fees
  • $10.00 all weekend

  • Children under 12: free


Accomodations - Hotels in Show Area
  • Americas Best Inn, Stewartville
    507-533-4747

  • Spring Valley Inn & Suites
    507-346-7788

  • Americinn Hotel & Suites
    800-634-3444


Accomodations - Camping
  • All campers should make reservations at Deer Creek Campgrounds
    507-346-2342

  • Unlimited amount of primitive camping
    Reservations not necessary for primitive camping

  • NO CAMPING ON SHOW GROUNDS


The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Contacts
  • Chairman

    Les Radcliffe 507-254-0622

  • Swap Meet

    Ben Walker 507-261-3511

  • Gas Engines

    Mark Wolterman 507-440-0657

  • Inside Vendors

    Ben Walker 507-261-3511

  • Tractor & Truck Pull

    Joe Schechinger 507-433-3809
    Cell: 507-438-6639

  • Feature Tractors & Equipment

    Andy Kappers 507-272-6724
    Mark Wolterman 507-440-0657


Contact Us

The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Map

Address
  • Mailing Address

    PO Box 23, Spring Valley, MN 55975

  • Physical Location

    78715 255th Street
    15 miles south of Rochester on Why. 63
    Next to Deer Creek Campground
    West of Spring Valley 5 miles on Why. 63


The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Future
2018 Show

36th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
July 20, 21 and 22, 2018
Featuring:
John Deere Tractors
Equipment and Gas Engines


Past
Small Town Big Deal: Root River and Barn Raising

The 35th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Other
  • Handicap Parking available
    All Exhibits and Events subject to change
    People Wagons
    On Ground Security

  • Outdoor Flea Market Set-up Starting Wednesday
    Inside Vendors Set-up Starting Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


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