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More than 200 used tractors featured in Ontario fair

Monday, August 15, 2011

A gathering of John Deere enthusiasts, the festival motivated guests to bring their inconic green and yellow machines to the Ontario town.
A gathering of John Deere enthusiasts, the festival motivated guests to bring their inconic green and yellow machines to the Ontario town.

The Ontario Two Cylinder club hosted its annual John Deere Heritage Days festival in Princeton, Ontario. Used farm equipment ranging from combines and threshing machines to vintage tractors were featured in the 21st installment of the event, according to the Brantford Expositor.

A gathering of John Deere enthusiasts, the festival motivated guests to bring their inconic green and yellow machines to the Ontario town. The oldest tractor that was featured was from the 1970's, as the participants pride themselves on maintaining older models, reported the news soruce.

"This'll probably be the biggest show the Ontario Two Cylinder club has ever done," Reg Gurney, who loaned a farm he co-owns for the site of the event, told the Expositor. "There's probably 200 tractors out there."

A total of 1,000 visitors attended the weekend event, and families were able to show their young children the historic vehicles out of an effort to preserve the history of the area, the news source reported.

The Ontario Two Cylinder club was founded as a way for John Deere and antique tractor enthusiasts to come together to share their love for used and older farm equipment, according to the club website.

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