Left: The Handy Dandy Railroad’s locomotive gets “spit and polish” treatment every day during the Denton FarmPark show. It runs over a track 1.6 miles long.
Right: Randy and Kim Tucker with Randy’s one-of-a-kind Tucker Type R gas engine. The couple uses another engine, a Fairbanks, to make an occasional batch of homemade ice cream at the show.
Above: Machines on the line shaft at the FarmPark machine shop.
Right: This broom making device dates to the 1870s. It is operated by Mark Hernig, whose business card promotes “Han Dun” brooms.
Right: This Chandler & Price job press cranked out regular bulletins during the Denton show.
Left: Belle, a border collie shown by Donald Thomas, goes through her paces during a demonstration at the Denton FarmPark.
Below: The Bledsoe family (clockwise from back left): Marshall, Becky, Kaytlynn, Drew and Stuart.
Above: A wide selection of petroleum collectibles are for sale at the FarmPark service station.
Left: This 1916 Erie Type B steam shovel, produced by Ball Engine Co., Erie, Pa., is part of the permanent collection at the FarmPark. Willard Moore operates the engine, which can move 50-60 cubic yards an hour, with an average working speed of one to three dippers a minute (a dipper holds three-fourths of a cubic yard). The unit is demonstrated throughout the show.