The Power from the Past Show goes into its second day today.
“It’s dedication, it’s interest and people just like this kind of stuff,” said Bob Smith about the Power from the Past show. “People just like really like the old stuff. They’re interested in saving it and showing it. It takes a lot of organization to put on one of these shows and a lot of work.”
The Northern Indiana Power From the Past Show begins today at the Winamac Town Park. This year’s featured attractions are John Deere tractors, engines, machinery and tools.
Other events today include the Ladies-Only Skillet Toss. Tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET, there will be square dancing with caller Ralph Hardy and tractor games.
Does anyone in our listening audience know what a Johnny Popper is?
Johnny Poppers are all John Deere tractors from the Model D in 1924 to the last series in 1958-1960. And they were called Johnny Poppers because of their distinctive exhaust sounds.
Gilsinger Implement, Indiana’s oldest John Deere Dealership, recently purchased Kauffman Sons, Inc., a fourth-generation commercial and lawn and garden dealer. With established locations in Winamac, Knox, Leesburg, and Plymouth, Gilsinger Implement will now operate dealerships in Goshen and Mishawaka.