Greater Punxsutawney Area
August 23, 24 & 25, 2002
The Greater Punxsutawney Area Machinery show is returning for it's third year. The show started as a spin-off of the popular Punxsutawney Sesquicentenial Machinery and Auto Exhibition of 2000. Due to the large turnout last year, for the 2002 show, the grounds are being changed. The show will still be at Cook's Five Points Garage, but tractor pull area and the exhibition field will be an all new larger field.
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
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
Unusual Collections of Whatever! any interesting machinery! contact Bill and Billy Shields at (724) 286-9648
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 email@example.com
Tractor pull: again this year, we will be having an Antique Tractor Pull. There will probably also be a Farm Tractor pull this year in addition to the Antique pull. This will be held Sunday August 25th. -- Registration is at 9:00AM and Pull starts at 10:00AM.
Catagories will be:
Contact Ted Rake, RD#3, Box 150, Punxsutawney, PA 15767 or call (814) 427-2358. Kevin Miller: (814)583-7850. or Boyd Wachob (814)427-2311
- before 1960
- Open catagory
Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull: Saturday and Sunday at 1:00PM. Ages 3-10
For the Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull contact Dave Daugherty at (814) 427-2858
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.
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 from the 2000 show.
Steam drill from 2000 show.
Prizes: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.......
- Registration cut-off date is August 15th, 2002 (However, registration on day of show is OK)
- Early Bird set-up starting Thursday, August 22nd after 1:00PM
- Show Friday August 2rd to Sunday August 25th, 2002
- Tractor Pull Sunday, August 25th
Horse drawn fire engine from the 2000 show.
- Public Admission is $2 per person, 12yrs. and under is FREE
- People's Choice voting ballots $1 each.
- Food Concession spots available at $100
- Flea Market spots available, 10' by 20' for $10 for duration of show.
- Free Primitive Camping for the weekend. No water or electric hook-ups.
Click Here for Registration Form (please print and mail)
Make checks available to: "Five Points Club"
Mail to: Punxsutawney Machinery Show
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Any Questions? You can reach me by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scenes from 2001 show:
Ed Stewart's home made traction engine made with old hit & miss engine.