The city of Newell, South Dakota, held its annual Labor Day tractor pull as a way to celebrate the area's rich agricultural traditions along with letting its residents showcase their favorite vintage tractors, according to the Rapid City Journal.
A large crowd assembled on the grounds that were located within the city limits. The event was sponsored and featured a variety of local food and fare as part of the celebration.
Though the event features the same type of vintage John Deere tractors, the measurements for the length of the pull were done by individuals that were using the latest computerized measuring techniques to achieve the highest level of accuracy, reported the news source.
A special set of rules was adopted so that younger members of the community could enter the event, and the necessary safety measures were taken so that these young tractor enthusiasts were properly protected, according to the Journal.
The Blue Ridge Mountain Garden Tractor Pullers note that there are a specific set of rules for a traditional pull, including measures against jerking the sled and trying to obtain leaning leverage, according to the organization's website.
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