Rain, Rain Go Away & More Tractor Show Pictures

This edition of The Kracked Head Update was published in the November 2009 issue of The BF Avery Newsletter Greetings from North Alabama, I hope this finds you all happy and in good health going into late fall.  Around here all we've seen lately is rain.  It has been Monsoon season since back in September.  We've already received 6” more than our normal annual rainfall totals.  This year is on track to set a new record for the most ever rainfall.  It’s hard to believe two years ago we were going through the worst drought in recorded weather history for this area. All of the farmers I’ve … [Read more...]

2007 BF Avery Spring Meeting and Show

Altoona, IA - In April of 2007 Charlene and Wendell Shellabarger of Pleasant Hill, IA hosted the annual late winter/early spring meeting of the BF Avery Collectors and Associates National Tractor Club.  The event was held at the Masonic Hall in Altoona, IA which is only a short distance from Des Moines, IA.  Despite the unseasonably cold temperature that moved into the area, the Spring meeting drew approximately 40 members to the event.  Ron Lentz of Dows, Iowa and Kris Johnston of Columbus Junction, IA brought tractors to display at the Spring meeting and they were very nicely restored. At … [Read more...]