Father's Day Tractorcade

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Fathers Day Tractorcade
Father's Day Week-end
June 18th and 19th, 2005
Viking, Minnesota to Heritage Village, East Grand Forks, Minnesota
 
Tractors incolude from left to right:Mike Dunrud's 5020 pulling a trailer with a 720 John Deere on it,  Dexter Gonsorowski's Massey 44 pulling an old grain cart with a gas grill and firewood for camping Gerald Duray's Massey 44 driven by his wife Judy and finally Gerald's very nice ORIGINAL John Deere #80 with only 1600 hrs.

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The tractorcade route begins at the Viking Diner and will leave in shifts depending upon tractor speed.
 
10 MPH and less at 8 am
11 to 14 MPH at 0830 am
15 to 18 MPH at 0900 am
Over 18 MPH ay 0930 am
 
Lunch break the first day will be at the Old Crossing Treaty 
State Park near Dorothy, Minnesota.  
 
Lunch is not provided 
 
Some drivers will tow trailers with a few needed items
such as grills and firewood.  Bring your own food, drinks
and personal items.
 
Make arrangements to bring your camper as the Heritage
Village in East Grand Forks will allow camping and have
bathroom facilities.  No showers.
 
Motels nearby include:East Grand Inn 1-888-904-8840
or
Plaza Motel 1-800-773-11127
 
Return trip will occur June 19th, 2005.
 
This should be an enjoyable and scenic drive.
The trip will include several historic landmarks and wonderful
photo opportunities.
For more information call 218-523-5165