UAW LOCAL No. 662 SHOW

SHOW NEWS


| October/November 1987


UAW Local No. 662, 2025 Hillcrest Drive, Anderson, IN 46012

Forty-seven newly painted antique tractors were parked at attention along the 109 By-Pass in front of the Union Hall ready to take on the challenges of the cranking contest, slow race and obstacle course at the U.A.W. Gas Engine and Tractor Jubilee on June 6th and 7th. The Trundaar tractor, made in Anderson and exhibited by Joe McClain, is the only one of its kind known in existence.

Two hundred and forty five old gas engines (made in the early 1900's) were shined up, and shared the beautiful weekend with their proud owners. Among the tasks these engines were used for during their heyday were running washing machines, pumping water, sawing wood, and aiding in the operation of blacksmith shops, elevators and factories.

Whiteriver Folk and Bluegrass Club fiddled, strum and sang to everyone's enjoyment during Saturday afternoon and into the wee hours.



Many said the craft show was the best ever held at the UAW Hall. The Make-It and Take-It dealers added an extra dimension to the show.

Over a hundred engine exhibitors from a five-state area visited during the old-time country breakfast on Sunday morning that provided a time to catch up on the happenings of the past year.














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