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Steam Threshing Reunion set at New Rockford

 

The Board of Directors of Central North Dakota Steam Thresher's Association invites everyone to the 60th Annual Threshing Reunion Sept. 21-23 in New Rockford. The Annual Tractor Ride is scheduled for Thursday morning, Sept. 20.  

This year's feature is sawmills and miniatures. In addition to those lines, several large steamers will also be on display and will run in the Parade of Engines at 2 p.m. each day.  

A variety of activities over the three days are planned including threshing, potato picking and plowing with gas tractors and steamers. Many different lines of equipment/tractors are on display as well as the featured miniatures and sawmills.  Other activities include wood carving, Morse Code, Prony Brake, 4-H Roast Beef Dinner, food vendors, craft show, flea market, a Memorial Church Service and the Cook Car breakfast.

The kids pedal pull is held Saturday morning and the big boys tractor pull is Saturday afternoon.

Pioneer village has tours of the school house, Brinsmade Post Office and Church and Tiffany Hall. The Cooper building gives a glimpse into life in homes years ago. The new blacksmith shop has demonstrations on iron work.

Music will include an Old Time Dance Friday evening, Tiffany Flats for two shows Saturday afternoon and The Geiger Brothers Sunday. Saturday evening is the popular talent show.

Camping is available and reservations can be made by calling 701-947-2084.

Admission for adults is $10 a day or $20 for the weekend, for ages 13-17 $4 a day or $6 for the weekend

And 12 and younger are admitted free.

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