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John Deere antique is showcased at a California tractor display

Posted by Green Fun Store on 5/5/2011 to Current News/Events of John Deere
Tractors and other heavy machinery are items that farmers are endlessly proud of. Displaying this equipment isn't a way for them to show off. It's more of a way to retain their sense of tradition and introduce the culture of farm life to younger generations.

According to Machine Finder, various models of farming equipment were displayed at Ridgeway Park in Red Bluff, California through an event that was hosted by the Nor-Cal Tractor and Engine Club. With 175 members, the club held a three-day exhibition with the intention of highlighting the upcoming growing season. Other organizations, such as the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association and the Spring Gas-Up at Ridgeway Park, assemble events that showcase antiques and used farm equipment.

With an average of 30 to 40 tractors appearing at kick-off events, popular antiques such as the 1951 Classic John Deere model tractor. According to the owner, this particular piece of equipment is one of the first models that included a starting motor. Newly released models are also showcased at these events, allowing spectators to become interested in the advancements of major manufacturers like John Deere.