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F.A.R.M. show this weekend in New London

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Jul 24, 2019 at 9:00 PM

NEW LONDON — The 24th annual F.A.R.M. (Firelands Area Restorers of Machines) Antique Tractor Show is Friday through Sunday at the New London Recreation Park.

Oliver Hart-Parr and Cockshutt tractors are featured at this year’s show. Admission to the show is by donation and all makes and models of tractors are welcome.

Show festivities will include antique tractors and gas engine displays, tractor games, a tractor parade, a kiddie pedal tractor pull, garden tractor fun pull, wagon rides, an operating sawmill, pie auction, flea market, toy show, square dancing and a large playground. Also, the Ashland Model Railroad & Rail Fans Club will display a model train layout, and special guests will be members of the Buckeye Wheel Horse Collectors Club.

A drawing will be held for a White pedal tractor, four tickets to Kalahari and a model Oliver 1555. 

For show information call Paul Lortcher at 419-541-6064, for vendor information call Deb Metro at 419-750-0711, for tractor information call Dan Mahl at 567-224-6640, for camping information call Steve Metro at 419-750-0709 and for tractor pull information call Derek Rehberg at 419-565-1996.

F.A.R.M. is made up of people interested in farm machines and equipment. Meetings are held at the North Fairfield Township Hall at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month, and visitors are always welcome. Club officers are Lortcher, president; Mahl, vice president; Jeff Scheid, secretary; and Pam Frisch, treasurer. Directors are Gene Kurzen, Steve Metro and Bob Hamer.

Proceeds from the show are used for two $500 scholarships for students planning to make a career in the agricultural field, donations to FFA Alumni clubs at Western Reserve, South Central, New London and Willard and donations to the Salvation Army.

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