Farm Power of Past set July 6-9


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On hand for the proclamation signing at the Darke County Commissioners’ office for Farm Power of the Past were, seated from left to right, Commissioners Mike Rhoades, Mike Stegall and Matt Aultman, and back row from left to right, Farm Power of the Past personnel, Larry Fox, Duane Edwards, Von Oswalt and Bill and Barb Young.


Shown at the presentation of the proclamation by the city for Farm Power of the Past are, from left to right, front row, Duane Edwards,Nancy Linebaugh, Greenville Mayor Mike Willman, Von Oswalt, Barb and Bill Young with dog Buster; second row, Larry Fox; and shown on the tractor are Clinton and Emery Linebaugh.


GREENVILLE — The Greenville Farm Power of the Past’s annual equipment show at the Darke County Fairgrounds is set for July 6-9.

Featured this year will be the lesser known tractors and Ohio built gas engines, and the show will be hosting The Custom Tractor Collectors’ 25th Anniversary Show, The Empire Tractor Club National Expo and the B.F. Avery Collectors’ National Summer Show.

On tap for this year are flea markets, camping, food vendors, threshing, corn shredding, sawmill operations, chainsaw carving, antique tractors, gas engines, garden tractors, antique auto, truck and motorcycle display, horse and pony pulls, kiddie tractor pulls, kiddie coin scramble, Pumpkin Vine Railroad, women’s activities, Sunday church services at 9:15 a.m and a car show and cruise-in.

The flag-raising ceremony/opening ceremony is set for 9 a.m. July 6.

Schedule of events:

July 7:

• Quilting from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building

• DCTPA Truck and Tractor Pull (additional admission charge)

• Berachah Valley Bluegrass Music

July 8:

• 10 a.m. Antique Tractor Pull

• 10 a.m. Tractor Cruise sponsored by the Darke County Farm Bureau

• 1 to 3 p.m. Quilting in the Fine Arts Building.

• 2 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull (top level of the coliseum)

• 3 p.m. Tractor parade

• 4 p.m. Kiddie Coin Scramble in the straw

• 4 p.m. Pony Pull at horse arena

• 6 p.m., Draft Horse Pull at horse arena

• 6 p.m. Garden Tractor Pull

July 9:

• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Car Show and Cruise-In (dash plaques for first 50 entrants)

• 9:15 a.m. church service

• 3 p.m. 18th annual reunion ends

General information can be obtained from Farm Power of the Past’s President Von Oswalt at 937-547-1845, and for flea markets and concessions, Chuck and Kelly Zell at 937-692-5798 or at cfcinc@centurylink.net.

Daily admissions is $5 per person. Those ages 12 and under will be admitted free. Membership is $10 per person, and golf cart or Gator-type vehicle registration is $5.

Check the website at www.greenvillefarmpower.org for an updates.

On hand for the proclamation signing at the Darke County Commissioners’ office for Farm Power of the Past were, seated from left to right, Commissioners Mike Rhoades, Mike Stegall and Matt Aultman, and back row from left to right, Farm Power of the Past personnel, Larry Fox, Duane Edwards, Von Oswalt and Bill and Barb Young.
http://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/07/web1_powerofpastcommissioners.jpgOn hand for the proclamation signing at the Darke County Commissioners’ office for Farm Power of the Past were, seated from left to right, Commissioners Mike Rhoades, Mike Stegall and Matt Aultman, and back row from left to right, Farm Power of the Past personnel, Larry Fox, Duane Edwards, Von Oswalt and Bill and Barb Young.

Shown at the presentation of the proclamation by the city for Farm Power of the Past are, from left to right, front row, Duane Edwards,Nancy Linebaugh, Greenville Mayor Mike Willman, Von Oswalt, Barb and Bill Young with dog Buster; second row, Larry Fox; and shown on the tractor are Clinton and Emery Linebaugh.
http://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/07/web1_powerofpastmayorPRINT.jpgShown at the presentation of the proclamation by the city for Farm Power of the Past are, from left to right, front row, Duane Edwards,Nancy Linebaugh, Greenville Mayor Mike Willman, Von Oswalt, Barb and Bill Young with dog Buster; second row, Larry Fox; and shown on the tractor are Clinton and Emery Linebaugh.

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