2014 BF Avery Spring Show & Meeting

SPRING BF AVERY SHOW & ASSOCIATION MEETING  APRIL 25 -26, 2014 Days Gone By Museum Portland, Tennessee The BF Avery Spring Show and Meeting will be on April 25th and 26th, 2014 at the Days Gone By Museum in Portland, TN (daysgonebymuseum.com). Jerry Collins, the owner and our host for the weekend will be there both days of the Spring Show to give details of his collections. There is a good selection of motels at Exit 2 off of I-65 in Franklin, KY The Museum is about ten miles from this Exit: Best Western Inn 162 Anand Drive 270-598-0070 Econo Lodge 3894 Nashville Rd … [Read more...]

Auburn, Indiana 2010 BF Avery Winter Show

This edition of The Kracked Head Update was published in the May 2010 issue of The BF Avery Newsletter Florence, Alabama - Greetings from North Alabama, I hope this finds you all happy and in good health going into summer. We got the old Ford to crank and made the run up I-65 to attend the Winter Show and Club meeting in Auburn, Indiana. We had a great turn out of folks and several tractors were displayed. For those of you that missed it, you let another great time slip by you. The facilities were excellent for hosting a winter time show with everything being inside a huge … [Read more...]

2009 BF Avery Winter Show St. Cloud Florida

The Kracked Head Update was originally published in the May 2009 issue of the BF Avery Newsletter Greetings from North Alabama, I hope this finds you all happy and in good health going into the spring. For those of you who missed the Spring Show/Meeting, I hate to tell you this, but it was warm and nice in Florida. We sure thought about all you folks up north that couldn’t make it. Nothing like sitting out under a shade tree in 70 degree weather in February. The 2009 BF Avery Winter show, held in St. Cloud, Florida was a great success and I for one enjoyed myself immensely. The … [Read more...]

2008 Spring Meeting and Show Held in Sheffield Alabama

The Kracked Head Column originally published March 2008 in BF Avery Club Newsletter Greetings to all from Florence, Alabama, I hope this finds you and your families in good health and spirits.  All here are doing fine and other than having a lot of different irons in the fire, life is good.   We are looking forward to the Spring Meeting to be held here in the Shoals area.  After talking with several of the local hotels, we negotiated a deal with the Webster Hotel & Suites, Sheffield, AL to be the official headquarters for the 2008 Spring meeting.  Located in the center of the Shoals, … [Read more...]

Information on the Spring 2008 BF Avery Show in Florence Alabama

The Kracked Head Update for November 2007 BF Avery Newsletter Hope this finds all of you fellow Avery club members doing well heading into another fall season.  Things in this area are still showing signs of the worst drought in 100 years.  As of October 1, we are officially 26” short of our average annual rainfall.  That is one heck of a lot of water that hasn't been around to water the crops. Corn in our area did do pretty well from the farmers I’ve talked with.  The cotton crop was a total disaster.  Lots of farmers weren't even planning on running the pickers through the fields but had … [Read more...]