Antique Engine Association Show in North Carolina

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Sec, Antique Engine Association Inc. 1594 Wolf Island Road Reidsville, North Carolina 27320

The Antique Engine Association of Reidsville, North Carolina, held its 14th annual show, April 29th and 30th, 1995, at the club's show grounds located on Highway 158 East.

Over 200 exhibitors were in attendance to show their engine and tractor exhibits. Everyone was looking forward to a successful and fun-filled 1995 show season. The Reidsville Show is one of the first shows in the area for the new show season.

The show featured a working saw mill, shingle mill, wood saw, wood splitting, corn mill, and a 1940, 120 HP Fairbanks-Morse engine. All the attractions were operated by the eighty-plus members every hour during the show.

New this year was a 'kiddie' train built by club members that pleased a lot of the kids, with rides around the show grounds. A new concession trailer was put into operation that was built during the winter by club members.

A large selection of tractors, dozers, and the always popular 'big boys' toys' made up the midday parade of power.

Early exhibitors who came in on Friday were treated to a pinto bean and cornbread lunch and a fish-fry for supper complete with entertainment. Blue grass and country bands provided entertainment for the spectators on Saturday, with a church service and gospel music on Sunday morning. No admission is charged for any of these events, with the club using donations as the main source of income.

The Antique Engine Association of Reidsville, North Carolina, was proud to host another successful show.

Thanks to everyone who participated. Please come see us again in '96. The dates for the 1996 show are April 27-28.