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Gateway Mid-America Toy Show 2018

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This toy show is not just a toy show, but a place where I see friends and make memories.  We meet up with the Elliotts and plan our upcoming Florida getaway.  There is the Saturday night dinner with friends that has become a standing tradition, and then there are the custom toys and the layouts. […]

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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 Gold Rush […]

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With the changing colors of the leaves and the fun fall festivals, the season brings fall auctions.  I put together some upcoming auctions you might enjoy! This time of year, many collectors switch their attention from antique farm equipment to farm toys this time of year.  Those collectors will be interested in the fall sale […]

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Bringing home a piece of history - an auction find.

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Harold Steele is a special man. This World War II veteran that served in the 3rd Army under General Patton and is a former President of the Illinois Farm Bureau for years decided to downsize his immense agricultural collection. Yesterday, February 19, 2017, was the second of three auctions. The last auction will take place […]

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