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12921
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A gathering of hobbyists who collect, rebuild and operate aged steam tractors and portable steam engines, is set to take place in North Carolina. The gathering will allow local exhibitors to display their collections which are generally too large to transport to out of state conventions.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 27 Issue 3, July 1959, p10-11, il
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30741
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For the past fifteen years, the Power of the Past Tractor Club has been restoring and raffling off old tractors to raise money for Holy Angels, a center for the severely disabled in Belmont, North Carolina. The tractor club gives residents of the center an opportunity for self-expression, such as tending a garden or learning to dance.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 5, May 2010, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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38276
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What makes a farm work, according to the author, is the relationship between farmers and tractors. Another relationship discussed by Hughes reflects the tractor’s enduring importance in North Carolina. An illustration for this relationship is the anecdote about a farmer, his tractor, and child he trusted to operate it. Illustrations of the tractor’s importance in North Carolina is many counties having multiple tractor dealerships, her comparison between tractor and car dealerships, and assertion tractor dealerships are often community centers and places of business.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 5, Oct 2012, p174-176, 178-184, 186-188, 190, 192 Periodical Website