August 1, 2013

Earthquake comes to the Half Century of Progres

I have only seen the picture, but I can’t wait to see this massive tractor built by Rite Manufacturing. Earthquake sports a 12V Detroit engine and stands a whopping 18 feet wide and 14 feet high. She will be at the Half Century of Progress in Rantoul at the former Chanute Air Force Base August […]

Antique Tractors Come to the Illinois State Fair

Mike Hall and Norm Claussen posed with Mike’s beautiful 1952 Super C at the Illinois State Fair Preview Day. With 67 tractors last year, this year they are hoping to bring 100 tractors to the Illinois State Fair Antique Agricultural Exposition. “We have a special 1930 Hart Parr on steel and an 1892 Advance Rumley […]

Miss Illinois County Fair 2013 - Will Reign over the Illinois State Fair

If anyone has the world by the tail it is Amelia Martens of Orion, Illinois. Amelia is the 2013 Miss Illinois County Fair 2013 and she will reign over the upcoming 2013 Illinois State Fair as summer comes to a close. With a job at the John Deere headquarters in Moline waiting for her this […]