Sunday, May 15, 2011

Alpine Historical Antique Tractor Show (Cont'd)

The weather wasn't exactly cooperative but those who attended the first Alpine Historical Antique Tractor Show had a great time.  Hard rain in the morning kept some of the anticipated participants away, but those who attended renewed old friendships, made new acquaintances, or just had a good old time.  There was a potluck for club members, a tractor ride through the apple blossoms, a photo display in the community building, and plenty of comradery.  Even the weather improved as the day progressed. The Alpine Township Historical Committee wishes to thank all the participants and in particular Harold and Jo Ann Thome for their gracious hospitality.

Some of the tractors on site

Alpine Township Deputy Treasurer Beth Alt with mother Dorothy Brechting and daughter Rachel

Inspecting some of the tractors

Stan Novak (left) with a 1945 and Max Northouse with a 1951 Ford.

Stan Novak and Max Nortthhouse drove through miles of rain to get here this morning.

 From left to right, Program Chairman Dave Doyle, (left) with visitors Owen and Ardith Martz, Jennifer Corrie, and Lois and Richard Spedowski from Big Rapids.
It cleared up enough for a ride through the apple trees

In bloom.

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