Agricultural

Agricultural travel, including farm and machinery events, tractor shows, agricultural history

Tractor Trippin

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Today Keith and I set out on a tractor adventure.  Some of our favorite tractor shows are the winter ones. The different clubs sometimes have shows in remote locations that we travel to and enjoy getting away from central Illinois frigid climes.  This show though was in central Illinois, it was the Prairie God Rush […]

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2018 Wrap for Traveling Adventures of a Farm Girl

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Since beginning this blog in 2012, I have published 865 posts.  With 2017 in the rear view mirror, I think it is interesting to see what posts were the favorites and who is reading.  It is always a surprise when I look this over at the end of the year.  Sometimes my favorites were not […]

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Mahan Filling Station, a Route 66 landmark at Fulgenzi's

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Are you a Route 66 enthusiast?  If so, you might want to stop at the Mahan Filling Station. This former gas station, thought to be one of the earliest dating back to around 1917, has returned to its roots.  Built by Butler Manufacturing in Springfield, Illinois, today the station sits on the property of Fulgenzi’s […]

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I traveled to the ocean Key West palms called my name The beauty of the narrow streets The colored houses And the Independence of the island charmed me. This romantic getaway made us feel like children Despite our advanced years! The Florida Flywheelers, Ringling Sarasota mansion And a Cracker museum and animal park Rounded out […]

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The Smith-Trahern House, a Clarksville Legend

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There’s nothing I enjoy more than touring a historic home. While visiting Clarksville, Tennessee on a hosted trip, I had a chance to tour the Smith Trahern home and learn about those who lived in this home and how their lives impacted the Clarksville area. While the home is owned by the City, it is […]

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