Kentucky Antique Engine & Tractor Show

By Staff
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Larry Terrell draws lots of interest with his nicely restored pedal tractors.
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Henry Kemph stands beside his 1915 Kitten steam engine.
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Richard Miller on his 1935 John Deere B.

7808 KY 500 Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

The Seventh Annual Antique Engine and Tractor Show of the
Kentucky Antique Farm Machinery Association was held June 26 &
27, 1993, at the Lampkin Farms showground near Owensboro, Eastern
Daviess County, Kentucky. Attendance was very good and the crowd
enjoyed two nice days of antique farm machinery and engines in

Saturday hosted an open antique tractor pull with 74 hooks to
the sled. Sunday’s pull was a stock class that drew a lot of
attention and provided an afternoon of entertainment.

A very active flea market provided all interested with something
to take home.

Mr. Henry Kemph brought his 1915 Kitten steam engine to the show
and answered lots of questions and inquiries into its origin and

There was enough threshing, baling, Baker fan and parading of
tractors to give all in attendance an idea of how the equipment
worked. The gas engine exhibit reflected a lot of time and energy
spent on restoring and getting ready to display a working

Mr. Larry Terrell from Madisonville, Kentucky, had his exhibit
of restored pedal tractors. His collection contains many rare pedal

There were several events going on both days. The slow tractor
race, barrel race and blind man’s drive provided lots of
entertainment. The gas engine enthusiasts also had an engine
starting contest.

The club thanks Mrs. Jean Lampkin for providing a place for our
show to be held. We invite everyone to be with us in 1994, the
third weekend in June, for our eighth annual show.

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