Antique Power Show is Oct. 14-16; featuring tractor pulls, car show, demonstrations, more


The 14th annual Carroll County Antique Power Show is scheduled Oct. 14-16 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds in Carrollton.

Visitors can see antique equipment demonstrations, tractor pulls, a car show and numerous vendors. Admission and parking are free.

Daily demonstrations include: threshing, baling and corn husking, along with making homemade bean soup. There will be equipment and tractor displays.

The featured tractor is Massey Ferguson. Tickets for the Massey Ferguson raffle tractor or $2,500 can be purchased during the event. Tickets are $1 each or 6/$5. Drawing will be held Oct. 16 at approximately 3 p.m. The raffle tractor is a 1964 Massey Ferguson 50. Other prizes are: a pedal tractor, toy tractor, handmade wood barn and handmade bird house.

Inside and outside vendors will display their wares along with a flea market. Spaces are still available. For information, call Darrin Nichols at 234-410-5646.

Tractor pulls will be held Friday and Saturday. Mod Rod Pullers will pull Sunday. Weigh in begins at 8 a.m. Pulling begins at 9 a.m. For more information, call Wayne Baughman at 330-815-0527.

Friday’s transfer pull registration begins at 4 p.m. Pulling begins at 5 p.m. Classes sponsored by Country Side Equipment include: 3,500 lbs., 4,500 lbs. and 5,500 lbs., all under 60HP; 5,500 lb. Youth 15 and Under, 4 mph; 6,500 lb. Open Antique, 7,500 lb. Farm Stock and 8,500 lb. Non-turbo Stock.

Saturday’s dead weight pull registration begins at 9 a.m. with pulling at 10 a.m. Classes sponsored by DL Barns include: 4,500 lb., 5,500 lbs., 7,000 lbs., 8,500 lbs. and 10,500 lbs. A 7,000 lb. Red Power Class sponsored by Binder’s Repair will also be held. For information regarding tractor pulls, call Mike Lozier at 330-388-8848.

Registration for the car show Sunday begins at 9 a.m. Show is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Spikeman spinning tunes. The first 100 entries receive a dash plaque. Awards will be presented for: Club Choice, People’s Choice and Best of Show. For additional information regarding the car show, contact Ron Dennis at 724-272-7954.

The Augusta Ranchers 4-H Club will operate the kitchen from 11 a.m. to close Friday, and 8 a.m. to close Saturday and Sunday. Saturday will feature a baked steak dinner from 4-7 p.m. Dinner includes baked steak, mashed potatoes, vegetable, roll, dessert and drink. Cost is $8.50 per person.

For general information, contact Carroll County Antique Collectors Club President Kevin Nichols at 330-323-3826 or visit their website at http://ccacc.