Agricultural

Mary Neske's Power of the Past

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Power from the Past is an outdoor museum preserving agricultural history as well as the history that Pug Robinson and his daughter Mary Neske share.

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A Ride in a Red Baby

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It was the show in Portland, Indiana where I saw Wendell Kelch’s International Harvester truck, the Red Baby. This truck was made by International Harvester and before I had seen the toy version, but never the real thing.  Wendell shared his beautiful truck that he brought to a show for the first time in Portland. […]

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Photo-Shoot on Route 66!- Preparing for a Tractor Drive.

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The area where we live is known for two things, Abraham Lincoln and Route 66.  This coming June 16-18 of 2017, we will be involved with a tractor drive that is part  of the Land of Lincoln Expo, a fun tractor show. The tractor drive will be on parts of historic Route 66. The show will be held at […]

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Running with the Rumleys

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The 2016 American Thresherman show in Pinckneyville, IL was filled with the rumbles of Rumley tractors and one very rare Rumley truck belonging to Mike Travis.  Rumleys along with Allis Chalmers were the featured brand. I loved this amazing truck that Mike Travis brought to the show. Mike Travis Is from Corning, Iowa and he thinks […]

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A Ride in a Bi-Plane over Portland

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This year was the 51st Tri State Gas & Engine Show in Portland, Indiana. At this massive show, I heard one young man say to another, “This is the largest show this side of the Mississippi!”  This year International Harvester was the featured tractor and while we were enjoying views of this show from the […]

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