John Deere Collectors 'Clubhouse' To Open


| August/September 2001


The John Deere Collectors Center and the Moline Tractor and Plow Company, the latest additions to the popular John Deere Commons in downtown Moline, Illinois, will celebrate Grand Opening ceremonies August 10-11.

The Moline Tractor and Plow Company is the living history exhibit of the John Deere Collectors Center, and forms its heart and soul. The facility replicates a 1950s-era John Deere dealership and is expected to draw tens of thousands to the Quad Cities each year from points around the globe.

The August grand opening celebration will coincide with the John Deere Collectors Center's second annual 'All Green' antique auction. In addition, the grand opening celebration will replicate a John Deere Day from the late 1950s, including an antique tractor show, an old-fashioned barbeque, clowns and musical entertainment.

The Moline Tractor and Plow Company will consist of five major departments: an interactive restoration area, an over-the-counter parts department, an interactive restoration area, an open display center showcasing tractors and implements, and a specialty retail shop.



Operating as a clearinghouse of information, the John Deere Center will provide access to a variety of information, including a library of books and literature on John Deere tractors, equipment, and parts. An on-site researcher will also be available to access historical information for Collectors Center members. The dealership's services will help collectors obtain parts and information that can be difficult to find, and will assist with restoration questions.

The Moline Tractor and Plow Company will be open, free of charge, seven days a week. For more information about membership to the John Deere Collectors Center or about a visit to the Moline Tractor and Plow Company, call 800-240-5265, or log onto www.JohnDeereCollectorsCtr.com.



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