Brandon Nieman, 19, harvesting corn in shirt-sleeves on a balmy
March 23, Madison. Southland Flywheelers Antique Farm Machinery Swap Meet and Show. Downtown. Contact: Wayne Tribble, 29276 Powell Rd., Madison, AL 35756, (256) 232-6248.
Feb. 2-3, Phoenix. 12th Annual Tractor Fun Day and Show, Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum, 1-17 north to Exit 225. Contact: Juanita Buckley, (623)465-1052.
Feb. 9-10, Glendale. Arizona EDGE&TA Winter Show, Sahuaro Ranch Historic Park, 9802 N. 59 Ave. Contact: (623) 773-1787.
March 23-24, Cottonwood. Arizona Flywheeler's 17th Annual Show. Verde Valley Fairgrounds. Contact Jim Mager, (928) 282-7626 or Don Anderson, (928) 776-4330.
March 8-9, Brinkley. Antique Power Show and Swap Meet. 1/2 mile north of 1-40, Exit 216. Contact: Lonnie Caudle, 1813 N. Main St., Brinkley, AR 72021, (870) 734-1539.
Jan. 22-24, Stockton. Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Assn.'s Stockton Ag-Expo, San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. Contact: jack Plotz, (209) 931-3730.
April 20-21. Tulare. Vintage Garden Tractor Club of America's Southwest Regional Show. In conjunction with the California Antique Farm Equipment Show. 4450 S. Laspina at the International Agri Center. For the regional show, contact: Bill Huff, (623) 556-9745, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For the equipment show, contact: Gary Schulz, (800) 999-9186. Web site: farmshow.org.
Jan. 17-20, Ft. Meade. Florida Flywheelers 15th Annual Swap Meet, from Ft. Meade, go 7 miles east on Hwy. 98 to Avon Park Cut-off Rd., then go 3 miles to show-grounds. Contact: Fred Maick, (863) 494-2572.
Jan. 25-27, Inverness. Citrus County Fair Assn. 3rd Annual Antique Tractor Show and Tractor Pull, 3600 S. Florida Ave. Contact: Jean Grant, (352) 726-2993, e-mail: email@example.com.
Feb. 21-24, Ft. Meade. Florida Flywheelers 10th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show, 7000 Avon Park Cut-off Rd. Contact: Fred Maick, (863) 494-2572.
Feb. 27-March 3, Zolfo Springs. Pioneer Park Days. Intersection S.R. 64 and U.S. 1 7. Contact: Jane Long, 412 W. Orange St., Room A-102, Wauchula, FL 33873, (863) 773-2161, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 28-March 2, St. Cloud. Minneapolis-Moline Collectors Club Winter Convention, 20 miles south of Orlando. Contact: Loren Book, (515) 382-6470, e-mail: email@example.com.
March 6-9, Jay. 5th Annual Northwest Florida Panhandle Swap Meet, Tractor and Engine Show. Gabbert Farm, 4-1/2 miles south off Hwy. 89, on Pine Level Church Rd. Contact: Gene or Brenda Gabbert, P.O. Box 578, Jay, FL 32565, (850) 675-6823.
March 7-9, Starke. North Florida Antique Engine Assn. Show, Bradford County Fairgrounds, 1-1/2 miles north on Hwy. 301. Contact: Pat Archibald, 121 Odom Rd., Palatka, FL 32177, (386) 328-9498; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 14-16, Thomasville. Deep South Gas & Steam Engine Show. Pavo Rd. Contact: E.C. Mims, 119 Winslow Dr., Thomasville, GA 31792; (229) 228-5599; e-mail: email@example.com.
April 6, Warrenton. 8th Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show. Cason's Pond. Contact: Kenneth Norris, (706) 465-3044, or Andy or Pepper Shields, (706) 595-3506.
March 15-17, Auburn. 8th Annual Winter Tractor and Engine Show, sponsored by the National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States (NATMUS) and the Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Assn. Held in conjunction with the 2002 J.I. Case Collectors Assn. Winter Convention. eBay/Kruse International Auction Park, I-69 and CR 11A, 1-69 Exit 126, Auburn. Contact: NATMUS, (219) 925-9100.
June 1-2, Washington. 5th Annual Swap Meet and Tractor Show. Allis Chalmers Antique Tractor Museum, 1002 D St. Museum open 9 to 5 daily by appointment. Contact: Ernest L. Nutsch, 1002 D St., Washington, KS 66968, (785) 325-2867.
Feb. 16, Waltham. New England Model Engineering Show, Charles River Museum of Industry, 154 Moody St. Contact: Ron Ginger, (508)877-8217.
Jan. 26-27, Mankato. 24th annual Mankato Farm Toy Show, Mankato Civic Center. Contact: Dick's Toys, (507) 524-3275.
Feb. 14-16, Platte City. Prairie Gold Rush Winter Convention. Contact: Allen or Linda Goodwin, (816) 858-5826; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 22-23, Adrian. Western Missouri Antique Tractor & Machinery Assn., Inc., 4th Annual Swap Meet, 50 miles south of Kansas City. Contact: Michael Crowe, (816) 471-4100, or Al Tenholder, (816) 297-2364.
March 15-16, Kearney. National Antique Tractor Pull & Toy Show. Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Exposition Center. Contact: Jessica Lacey, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 607, Kearney, NE 68848, (800) 652-9435.
Feb. 26-27, Portales. 10th Annual New Mexico Ag Expo State Agricultural Trade Show. Contact: The New Mexico Agricultural Expo, 200 East 7th St., Portales, NM 88130, (800) 635-8036; e-mail: email@example.com; www.portales.com.
Feb. 1 7, Lancaster. Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club Toy Show and Sale, Fairfield County Fairgrounds, three blocks east of State Rt. 33 (Memorial Dr.) on West Fair Ave. Contact: Doug Shaw, (740) 654-1439.
March 10, Morristown. Union Local FFA/FFA Alumni Farm Toy & Tractor Show, Exit 208 off I-70, Union Local High School. Contact: Ben Campbell, Bel-Morr Rd., Belmont, OH 43718, (740) 782-1181, or Terry Barbe, 26234 Oxford Rd., Quaker City, OH 43773, (740) 758-5485.
May 3-5, Pawnee. Oklahoma Steam & Gas Engine Show and 2002 JI Case Heritage Foundation Expo. Contact: Rhonda Swanson, (918)438-6788.
Feb. 23, Sybertsville. Sugarloaf Fire Company Toy Show, on West Co. Rd., just off Rt. 93. Contact: Lee Hildebrand, (570) 788-4078, or Pat Shanahan, (570) 788-3445, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org..
Feb. 8-9, San Benito. South Texas Youth Livestock Show, Cameron County Show Grounds. Contact: Bill Bell, (956) 968-2479.
Feb. 23, Gainesville. 16th Annual North Texas Farm Toy Show, Gainesville Civic Center, 311 S. Weaver. Contact: Ed Pick, 504 CR 300, Muenster, TX 76252, (940) 759-2876.
Feb. 23-24, Mission. Two Banger Museum, 6-1/2 mi. North Shary Rd. Contact: C.K. Koelle, (956) 585-3101 or (956) 686-4827 evenings.
Feb. 1 7-23, Burlington. Branch 26 EDGE&TA 19th Mid-Winter Gas-Up. Cascade Mall. Contact: Morrie Robinson, 10789 Potts Rd., Day Creek, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284, (360) 826-3782; e-mail: email@example.com.