Greater Punxsutawney Area

Machinery Festival

August 27 & 28, 2005

show 2001

The Greater Punxsutawney Area Machinery show is returning for it's sixth year. The show started as a spin-off of the popular Punxsutawney Sesquicentenial Machinery and Auto Exhibition of 2000. The 2005 show will be at Cook's Five Points Garage near Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. There was a new tractor pull area installed for the 2004 show and the grounds were restructured to make access more convenient.

Show includes:

  • Blacksmith demonstrations:Bill Lepley, of Cloe Fabricating Co., will host the Blacksmith Get-together. For more information call (814) 938-5770

  • Steam equipment: Steam equipment is welcome. Sponsored by Punxsutawney Boiler Works, Dennis Heitzenrater. For information call (814) 938-6720
    steam tractor

  • Heavy Equipment and Truck Display: we are looking for old trucks, bulldozers etc.. This event sponsored by Five Points Garage. For more information contact Carl Cook at (814) 938-8690. Trophies given Sunday 4PM

  • Hit & miss engines: contact Bill and Billy Shields at (724) 286-9648
  • Antique tractors and farm equipment: contact Bill Shields at (724) 286-9648. Trophies given Sunday 4PM tractor
  • Unusual Collections of Whatever! any interesting machinery! contact Bill and Billy Shields at (724) 286-9648whisle collection

  • Antique cars and trucks: 1970 and before. The older the better! Trophies given Saturday 4PM.
  • Antique fire equipment: cars, trucks and fire equip. sponsored by Marc Weimer (814) 938-2782 or e-mail at car show

  • Tractor pull: again this year, we will be having an Antique Tractor Pull. There will probably also be an AntiqueTractor pull this year . tractor pull
  • Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull: Saturday and Sunday at 3:00PM. Ages 3-10
  • Adult Pedal Tractor Pull: Saturday and Sunday at 3:00PM.

  • Chicken Bar-B-Que : by the Perry Township Fire Company. They will also provide the Public Address System and Water for the Steam and Engine displays.
  • Flea Market
  • Food Concession: electric available
  • Local Farm Market:
  • Primitive Camping available on the grounds for exhibitors and the public. A nightly campfire is planned. steam traction engine
    Steam traction engine from the 2000 show.

    steam drillSteam drill from 2000 show.


    Souvenir Dash Plaques to the first 100 pre-registered exhibitors
    Others to be announced


    Cook's Antiques at 5 Points Garage. RD.#4 Punxsutawney.
    From Punxsutawney, drive Rt.36 north to Rt.536. Turn left and drive approximately 5 miles through the town of Frostburg. About 2 miles past Frostburg, turn left towards Hamilton. Approximately two miles down the road to Hamilton, Cook's Five Point Garage is on the left. There will be plenty of signs marking the event. Map to event and other information available here, soon.......



    fire engineHorse drawn fire engine from the 2000 show.

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    Scenes from 2001 show:

    2001 show 2001 show tractor

    Ed Stewart's home made traction engine made with old hit & miss engine.

    motor bike

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