Rantoul Illinois

Half Century of Progress 2019!

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In less than a month, the Half Century of Progress will be here!  You will be glad to know that in spite of the wet spring, the crops did get planted thanks to the Harms family!   The Half Century of Progress has been referred to as “The Greatest Show on Earth”. While the circus […]

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Half Century offered up some neat tractor variations!

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This year’s Half Century of Progress was impressive as always.  I loved seeing new and different equipment which says a lot for somebody that has been writing about old iron for a lot of years.  At this year’s show I interviewed the fun Justin Click and learned about the Bryan Tractor.  Justin Click, a professional […]

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Half a Century is over.... pictures by Keith Ladage

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You wait and you wait and you wait for the Half Century of Progress to come around, then it is here, then whoosh, it is over!  The event only happens twice a year, the antique farming equipment predecessor to the Farm Progress Show. This event is like the World’s Fair of equipment shows. There were […]

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