Plow Days 2018

Wonderful weather made 2018 a specially memorable Plow Days

Only $2 per person?

Only $2 per person?

Visitors got wagon rides to the fields

Visitors got wagon rides to the fields

Changing horse teams at the plow

The business end of a single bottom plow

Tedding the cut hay

Tedding the cut hay

Gathering the hay the old way

Gathering hay the old way

A local artist showing his stuff

A local artist showing his stuff

A tractor-driven sawmill showing how it's done

A tractor-driven sawmill show how it was done, and sometimes is still done

Milling the Oats

Milling the Oats

Taking a break from haying

Taking a break from haying

Wagon rides around the hayfield

Wagon rides around the hay, corn, oat and potato fields

Not just hay, people food!

Not just horse food, people food!

Bake sale goodies, cabbages and potatoes

Bake sale goodies, cabbages and potatoes

Does this really harvest corn? You Bet!

Does this really harvest corn? You Bet! One corn row at a time.

Cindy plowing

Cindy plowing

Here is an engine-driven clothes washer

We had an engine-driven clothes washer on display

A hands-on lesson in plowing

A hands-on lesson in plowing is shown here

Happy visitors back from a wagon ride

Happy visitors back from a wagon ride

Tim Digging Potatoes

Tim Bango digging potatoes.  We had a great crop!

Alex on a primitive lathe

Alex McKinnon operating a primitive lathe

Draft horses can be ridden too

Proof that draft horses can be ridden.  In this case for our parade.

Part of our parade

The parade included traditional wagons

And other strange equipment

And some unusual equipment

Vintage tractors

Some vintage tractors were represented

An Amish powered kick baler

As well as an “Amish Powered” kick baler

We had live music too

Relaxing after a hard day’s work with traditional music

We start training early

At the end of the day, some early teamster training was observed