Madison's Machine


| June/July 1998

  • Madison


  • Madison

914 Johnson Creek Walton, West Virginia 25286

Having my six year old son Madison as a 'gas engine show buddy' is a father's real challenge and opportunity. While Madison enjoys watching tractors and engines at shows, he enjoys 'doing things' even more. Like our visits to the West Virginia Antique Steam and Gas Engine Association spring and fall engine and tractor shows at the West Virginia State Farm Museum in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. I was lifting him on and off every single one of the farm museum tractors for his pretend driving sessions. I was on the lookout for a kiddie size garden tractor for him to operate safely at engine shows and on our farm. My shopping list for a tractor included the following factors:

1. Look for a 'big' tractor having fenders, hood and steering wheel.

2. No exposed shafts, on belts or mower (for safety).



3. Slow ground speed so I could catch him, and

4. Cheap.



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