Cherokee Park in Hopkinsville was filled with the sounds of antique tractors, small engines, and other collectible tractors on Friday and Saturday for the annual Antique Tractor and Small Engine Show.
The show is organized annually by Howard Jones and Mike Chapman, with Jones noting the proceeds raised by selling t-shirts and raffle tickets go to help Trace Industries.
click to download audioChapman says they work hard to make sure the show is always family-friendly.
click to download audioAmong those on hand with tractors at the show was Duncan Pfiefer, who talked about why he collects antique tractors.
click to download audioSam “Bucker” Cherry says he enjoys collecting all types of antique tractors but has a couple of favorite types.
click to download audioCharles Garnett says his collection includes a variety of tractors.
click to download audioTommy Vass had his antique Allis Chalmers tractor at the show.
click to download audioButch Clayton says his collection of antique tractors includes several types.
click to download audioAmong the displays at the show were four hit-and-miss engines that belonged to James Petty.
click to download audioThe Hopkinsville Antique Tractor and Small Engine show also included Mini-rod pulls Friday night and antique tractor pulls on Saturday. The show is held annually on the first Friday and Saturday of September at Cherokee Park in Hopkinsville.