LaGrange Engine Club Inc. Show


| June/July 1990


18833 Pitts Road, Wellington, Ohio 44090

The 19th Annual LaGrange Engine Club Inc. Show, held September 16 and 17, 1989, started off with rain and cool weather, but by Sunday we had one of our best shows ever. The rain stopped and the people came to see the displays of equipment.

Exhibitors had come from many Ohio towns and from several different states. There was a large assortment of gas tractors-John Deere, Case, Eagle, and many more. There were threshers and a stationary baler. There were also steam engines and a Rumely Oil Pull, along with some scale models of steam engines. The small gas engines were too numerous to keep track of, with Maytags, Briggs, Stovers, and some unknown ones. The small scale engines were on tailgates and anywhere one would sit.

The slow races and games could not be held because of the wet grounds. We usually thresh wheat, but did not even get the wheat out of the barn.



We had our first Best of Show display; that distinction went to Glenn Shoop with his homemade model water wheel and saw mill.

There are many things to see, like water pumps, wooden washing machine, old popcorn wagon, printing press, apple peeler display, flour grinding, corn husking, buhr mills, old cars, Indian motorcycles, and many kinds of crafts and flea market booths for the ladies. Our next show dates are September 15 and 16, 1990 at the LaGrange Lions Park, LaGrange, Ohio. Everyone is welcome to stop by and see us. Have a great summer of old engine shows!













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