Yesterday's Tractor Co.
Shop Now View Cart
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 9N,2N,8N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   Traditional YT Forum ViewClassic View   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile    Log inLog in 

Prairie Gold Rush Summer Convention (Long post)

Post new topic    
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Wayne in MN
Tractor Expert

Joined: 30 Jul 2007
Posts: 1656

Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:01 am    Post subject: Prairie Gold Rush Summer Convention (Long post) Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Sept. 7,8,9, 2012!
Come join us this year. Special events for MM Collectors on Friday & Saturday.
Parades each day and stock tractor pull Saturday.

2012: Featuring Minneapolis-Moline Tractors, Machinery, & Farm Equipment
Fri. 9:00 am: MM collectors trip to view the Dennis Salvie collection in Hancock, MN.
Fri. eve: MM collectors are invited to the Foxhome Fuder Farm for a pork feed & collection viewing.
Sat. eve: MM collectors Banquet will be held at 6:00 pm in the Dalton Community Center.

All our buildings contain unique displays. Have a fun time viewing all of them. (Want to join us?)
Please check our map for locations (on back of this program). $12.00 for 1 year includes
Buildings and exhibits are generally open from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm. show admission next year &
On Sunday, exhibits open after the Community Church Service (9-10:00 am). personalized name tag! Demonstrations can be seen throughout the day around the grounds. Take a tour on one of the People Wagons.
MANDATORY SAFETY MEETING @ 9:00 am Fri. & Sat. for anyone driving in the daily parade.

Sawmill Café serving times: Breakfast -- 6:30 am to 10:00 am Dinner -- 11 am to 2 pm
Supper -- 4 pm to 6:30 pm
Our Savior’s-Ten Mile Lake Church serves breakfast & dinner in the Steam Building.
Headquarters Building: Show toys, Annual dues, Storage fees, Parade announcers.
Yesterday’s Memories– OUR HERITAGE MUSEUM ! show announcements & information center.
Inside you can visit the Mercantile and check out the “new” Old Store Front!
Also take a look at the Gift shops with lots of t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, and other memorabilia.
A style show is on stage in the Museum Building on Sat. at 3:15 pm.
WOW! Take a look at the new Heritage Building with special displays & model trains.
See the crank organ, reed organ, talking machine, & music instruments.
Parade of Giants - 1:30 pm--Friday & Saturday, 1:00 pm--Sunday.
Antique car & truck parade about 1/2 hour before the Parade of Giants.
Downtown Dalton Parade - Saturday @ 11 am Sponsored by Dalton Lions Club.
Sawing lumber – 10 am--noon and 2:30--4:30 pm daily.
4-sided planer -1/2 hour @ 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, 4 pm.
Woodwork Shop—wood turning & hand woodworking. See the Dalton Reperbane (ropewalk).
Shingle making -10:30 am, 2:30 pm.
Chainsaw carving - In the sawmill area.
Blacksmith Shop - Open all day, casting hot metal daily.
Engines, Engines - In the Gas Engine Building & West of the Diesel Building.
Look outside around the grounds. Just listen; you won’t need the map!
Railroad - Rides given all days starting when the boiler is hot and continuing until the steam runs out.
Who are the BAGGAGE ROOM BOYS? What is a turntable?
Dalton 4-H Club Animal viewing area in the Horse Barn.
Steam Engines - Much huffing & puffing around the grounds. See these Giants in Action.
Field area- Threshing, plowing, - Mornings and after the Parade of Giants.
Scale model engines - in the Adelsman building. Scale model toys - In the Wheelock Building.
Check out the Hunting Heritage building and cleaning activities by the washerwoman.
Print Shop – Will there be any news to print?
School House - Open for classes, teacher is on duty, don’t forget your homework!
New-Old Gas Station – Thank You Fergus Falls Classic Car Club – Just think what price gasoline used to be!
Tractor Pull Area - Register for pulling after parade of Giants. Stock tractor pull at 4 pm Saturday.
Watch steam engines pulling when the modern tractors are done. 2 pulling sleds, 2 tracks, twice the fun.
Kids Pedal Tractor pull Sunday; register @ 10 am by log cabin area.
Laverne’s General Store Need a what-cha-ma-call-it? Check the shelves; see if you can find it!
Garden Tractor pull - after the Parade on Sunday at the pulling track.
Dynamometer - All days when the “Doctor” is in, no charge for diagnosis & no co-pay!
Log Houses & family homes – Could you live there with your family today?
Bountiful Harvest Church - Sunday School and other activities.
Music playing in the church: Sat. @ 3 pm—Fraser; Sun. after services--Courier
Otter Tail County Genealogical Society – Find out about your past in the St.Olaf Town Hall: Sat. & Sun.
Military Display – World War II Memorial registration information available, many unique displays.
Dalton American Legion donated items also in St.Olaf Town Hall.
Crafters: now located in the South end of the steam room across from the Depot.
Large Flea Market area - Open from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm Crafts in various locations.
Free Friday evening entertainment - Museum Building: 7:00 pm-Knutson Family, 8:00 pm-Haining Family.
Free Saturday evening entertainment - Museum Building 7:00 pm-Fraser Family, 8:00 pm-Courier.
Sunday morning - Community Church Services from 9 -10:00 am - Museum Building.

Drawing @ 4:00 pm Sunday at Headquarters: Who will win the 1959 Minneapolis-Moline 4-Star tractor???

REMEMBER: 2013 Show dates: September 6, 7, 8, 2013.
Our 2013 featured line of equipment will be Allis Chalmers tractors and equipment.

See you then; thanks for coming!!
Lake Region Pioneer Threshermen

Back to top
View user's profile

Joined: 01 Aug 2007
Posts: 434

Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Prairie Gold Rush Summer Convention (Long post) Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I'll be there! Would it be alright if I ate "lunch" at the noon hour instead of dinner? Just kiddding... Wink
Back to top
View user's profile
Post new topic    Yesterday's Tractors Forum Index -> Minneapolis Moline All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1

Jump to:  

Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our fast shipping, low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

YT Home  |  Forums

Modern View Forum powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters