To start with my dad use to help with the fireworks at the fairgrounds many years ago.  In 1988 we watered the infield to prevent fires.  ’88 is the first crop year I can really remember, I remember everyone talking about how dry it was.  I was 3 and I got to ride with Dad…

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Last weekend was GCAMA’s Annual NATPA Pull.  Wow!  That’s a lot of acronyms – but it’s much faster than saying Gibson County Antique Machinery Association’s Annual National Antique Tractor Puller’s Association Pull.   We host our NATPA sanctioned pull each February. Each year since the building was completed, the club has hosted their pulls inside the…

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Matt spent Sunday afternoon working on the MT.  He started the afternoon moving the tires in for plowing. After Matt finished with the wheels, he got down on his hands and knees and scrubbed the plow down.  (Now if he would only try that in the kitchen…) About that time, Dad and Carolyn showed up,…

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The Lyles Station Farm Equipment Rescue Team (L.S.F.E.R.T) strikes again with the latest addition to the fleet a 1952 John Deere MT.  Like most things I have it is an oddity but there is a good reason for owning this model.   It has my initials on it (MT or Matt Turner) I’ve only seen 3…

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