Three Good Days

…having a great round of disc golf and finishing after sunset
…reading bedtime books to nephew and niece
…conversing with Victor and Shareen while drinking egg nog Victor put in the freezer last Christmas

…live bluegrass and old tractors
…Thai food with good friends
…engine-churned ice cream with more good friends

…possibly cracking a rib while outdoing all the teenagers on a homemade slip-and-slide

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Oliver made lots of great tractors, and the Row Crop 77 was one of their most popular. These two operators seem to be having a good time. But then again, why would you not smile when perched on a piece of vintage equipment like this?

You can find a few more of my tractor photos if you look around my Flickr site.

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This Allis Chalmers WD wearing a corn picker proves you don’t have to be restored to be beautiful. The fresh orange beside it is a WD 45, and I can’t quite diagnose the JD from what is visible of it (there are experts out there who could, though).

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Some like it red…

From the left: Farmall 450, Farmall Super M, and International 660.

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I’ve never been a Ford guy, but these two serious tractors look like beautiful sisters in an Irish dance. That’s a Powermaster (red) and a 4000 (blue).

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Just because it’s John Deere doesn’t mean it has to be green. Here’s a very sharp specimen of an L, with dual rear tires, and painted with industrial yellow. To the right of the photo is the front end of a nice 420 crawler.

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Most of the day Saturday was spent at the annual Farm Days festival at Dacusville, SC. Since my camera is not working, I borrowed one and captured some scenes.

One of the highlights is the Parade of Power, which happens every few hours. Anyone there with a tractor is welcome to crank it up, get in line, and take a lap around the large farm. Here’s an old John Deere GP.

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