Old Iron Everywhere!

Old Iron Everywhere!

Winter holds on a bit longer to winter than central Illinois so I was not quite prepared for the chill of the35th Le Sueur County Pioneer Power Swap Meet, but as a flea market junkie, I attest that you could find almost anything you were looking for at this event! I was delighted I added a gardent art pig to my turkey first thing. After shopping for my favorite garden artist, I purchased a lovely rag rug and I was a happy camper. I was even happier when I spied these beautiful Ford tractors under the trees. These were rather rare models and the kit to make this Ford a hicrop is an unusual commodity by itself!

My husband found some tires and a driver of a loader convenintly loaded them right into the back of our pickup truck.

Although the swap meet is over, there is still plenty of time to plan to attend the upcoming fall power show scheduled for August 24, 25 and 26, 2012. This year’s featured brand is Massey Combines, tractors and Wallis equipment.

For more information about the event, check out their website http://www.pioneerpowershow.com/swapmeet.html.

Heading north to a dare I say the word, Swap Meet to please my rusty iron loving husband, we stopped for lunch in the beautiful Amana Colonies.  While he shopped for antiques, I strolled the quiet beautiful streets and stopped at the Amana Colonies Visitor’s Center (http://amanacolonies.com.)   Two years ago the first weekend in December we […]