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Florida Old Tyme Farm Days festival features vintage John Deere tractors

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The sound of a John Deere two-cylinder engine was something unique to this event, as many participants brought their favorite pieces of farm equipment out in the November sun.
The sound of a John Deere two-cylinder engine was something unique to this event, as many participants brought their favorite pieces of farm equipment out in the November sun.

The annual Old Tyme Farm Days & Swap Meet event was held over Thanksgiving weekend in Suwannee, Florida, as residents from around the state came to see the many vintage tractors that were on display, according to the Suwannee Democrat.

The news source reported that the sound of a John Deere two-cylinder engine was something unique to this event, as many participants brought their favorite pieces of farm equipment out in the November sun.

Along with the tractor show and the many farm-equipment-related events, there was a significant effort by local residents to show off their best dishes. The county's maple syrup competition was held during the weekend, and visitors to the show were able to watch the festivities while enjoying flapjacks, according to the Democrat.

Everything from antique ice cream churns to vintage meat racks was available for Floridians to look at.

According to Old-Engine.com, the Suwannee event is one that brings farmers from all over Florida together to celebrate. The show is considered one of the most prominent in the state and tractor enthusiasts are encouraged to attend.
 

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