Tribute to volunteers at Half a Century

We recently returned from the Half Century of Progress Show and enjoyed ourselves immensely. The show took place without a hitch at least nothing...

The heart of a hot air balloon

At this year’s Half Century of Progress show Touchstone Energy Cooperatives offered tethered balloon rides to visitors at the show. After the first group...

The Portland Swap Meet and more! – Photo by Keith Ladage

For years I fought my husband on going to this show because I thought it was going to be nothing but trailer after trailer...

Gang plows at the American Threshermans Reunion

Steam engines are often at shows, but at this year’s American Thresherman’s Reunion, they were put to the plow. We witnessed this Case steam...

At the American Thresherman’s Show Minneapolis Moline is King!

For just a few short years my dad was a teacher and he taught in Nashville Illinois. That’s how it was that I was...