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Antique tractor club members drive farm equipment two hours to Nebraska State Fair

Friday, August 26, 2011

Jerry Becker and Lou Tjernagel arrived at the fair two days early on their massive antique tractors, as one of the vintage green and yellow 1944 John Deere A tractors could be seen approaching the fairground over the hills.
Jerry Becker and Lou Tjernagel arrived at the fair two days early on their massive antique tractors, as one of the vintage green and yellow 1944 John Deere A tractors could be seen approaching the fairground over the hills.

Two members of the Central Nebraska Antique Tractor Club drove their used farm equipment more than two hours to get to the state fair in order to participate in the event and show off their prized vehicles, according to the Central Nebraska Independent.

Jerry Becker and Lou Tjernagel arrived at the fair two days early on their massive antique tractors, as one of the vintage green and yellow 1944 John Deere A tractors could be seen approaching the fairground over the hills, reported the news source.

Several other members of the tractor club will arrive later to the event, but the two individuals enjoyed the bonding nature and relaxing ride that served as their transportation to the event, the Independent reported.

Visitors to the fair will be able ride and learn about the antique farm equipment, as many of the drivers will give a thorough educational talk due to their love for the vehicles, reported the news source.

The Central Nebraska Antique Tractor and Equipment Club is based out of St. Paul, and its members participate in a variety of tractor events and fairs, according to the organization's website. 

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