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Upcoming Events
38th Annual Threshing Show
July 18-20, 2014
36th Fall Festival and Swap Meet
September 27-28, 2014
Bloomfield Chili & Vegetable Soup Supper & Bazaar
November 1, 2014




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2014 Meeting Schedule
fourth Sunday of each month except December at 7pm
January 26
February 23
March 23
April 27
May 25
June 22
July 27
August 24
October 5 (September meeting)
October 26
November 23




Past Events
2011 Fall Festival Photos
2011 Summer Show Photos
2010 Tractor Cruise Photos
2010 Kid's Day Photos
Highlights from 2010 Fall Show
Highlights from 2010 Summer Show
Highlights from 2009 Bloomfield Supper and Craft Bazaar
2009 Tractor Cruise Photos
2009 Kid's Day Photos
Highlights from 2009 Fall Show
Highlights from 2009 Summer Show


Our next show is July 18-20, 2014. Make plans to attend now!


The show Flyer is here:
Show Flyer

 

2014 Schedule:

Friday Schedule:

  • 7:00am - Breakfast - Chuckwagon
  • 8:00am - All buildings open
        Big Engine display opens
        Flour Mill begins operation
        Blacksmith Shop w/ working Blacksmith
        Sawmill begins operation
        General Store opens
        Log Cabin opens
        Bloomfield Church opens
  • 10:00am - Threshing - East of Bloomfield Church
  • 1:30pm - Tractor Parade - Track
  • 2:00pm - Threshing - East of Bloomfield Church
        after Threshing - Stationary Hay Baling - East of Bloomfield Church
  • 5:00pm - Garden Tractor registration - Track
  • 6:00pm - Garden Tractor pull - Track
  • 8:00pm - Country Music by Paul & the Root Hogs - Hay Barn (bring your lawn chairs)

Saturday Schedule:

  • 7:00am - Breakfast - Chuckwagon
  • 8:00am - All buildings open
        Big Engine display opens
        Flour Mill begins operation
        Blacksmith Shop w/ working Blacksmith
        Sawmill begins operation
        General Store opens
        Log Cabin opens
        Bloomfield Church opens
  • 8:00am - Garden Tractor registration - Track
  • 9:00am - Garden Tractor pull - Track
  • 10:00am - Threshing - East of Bloomfield Church
  • 11:00am - International Harvester Collectors Kansas Chapter #3 meeting in Bloomfield Church
  • 1:30pm - Tractor Parade - Track
  • 2:00pm - Threshing - East of Bloomfield Church
        after Threshing - Stationary Hay Baling - East of Bloomfield Church
  • 3:00pm - Children's Pedal Tractor Pull - Hay Barn
  • 3:00pm - Antique/Classic Tractor and Truck Pull registration and weigh-in - Track
  • 5:00pm - Antique/Classic Tractor and Truck pull - Track
  • 8:00pm - Country Music by Sierra - Hay Barn (bring your lawn chairs)

Sunday Schedule:

  • 7:00am - Breakfast - Chuckwagon
  • 8:00am - All buildings open
        Big Engine display opens
        Flour Mill begins operation
        Blacksmith Shop w/ working Blacksmith
        Sawmill begins operation
        General Store opens
        Log Cabin opens
        Bloomfield Church opens
  • 9:00am - Sunday Service - Bloomfield Church
  • 10:30am - Slow Tractor Race - Track
  • 10:00pm - Garden Tractor registration - Track
  • 11:00pm - Garden Tractor pull - Track
  • 1:30pm - Tractor Parade - Track
        Trophies awarded
  • 2:00pm - Threshing - East of Bloomfield Church
        after Threshing - Stationary Hay Baling - East of Bloomfield Church

IHC #3 Logo           We are thrilled to once again host the International Harvester Collectors Kansas Chapter #3 meeting.

Tractor of the Year:
International/Farmall
2014 Tractor of the Year

Engine of the Year:
International
2014 Engine of the Year

2013 Summer Show wrap-up:

Tractor Pull results

Please see our Facebook page for pictures.

Our 36th Annual Threshing and Antique Tractor Show (2012) was great fun!

Pictures are up on our Facebook page, check us out there to upload your pics from the show.

Learn how we cut and bind the wheat for our show!

Our 2011 Summer show was HOT but fun!

Here is some of the press we received:





In addition to the International Harvester Collector's hosting their meeting with us in July 2010, Ag Am in Kansas featured our summer show on their daily program.
View the July 28, 2010 program

View the June 7 segment.





Cottonwood Station
Chuck Wagon
Flour Mill
Hay Barn
Blacksmith Shop
Sims Garage
Livery Barn
Saw Mill
1863 Sorghum Press
General Store, Post Office & Print Shop
1854 Log Cabin
1895 Bloomfield Church
Welcome to Cottonwood Station, a reproduction living history of an early day Kansas town. Developed and maintained by the Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association (MAETA), established in 1977. Our purpose is to preserve, through living history, early farming techniques, the appreciation of antique engines, occupations and cultures in small towns and rural areas of early Kansas.


We are pleased to offer private tours of our grounds year-round. Please contact Merril Lovendahl at (785) 986-6469 for appointments and information.
   

Meetings are at 7pm the 4th Sunday of every month (except December) in the General Store.

Please note: beginning in 2014, membership dues are going up to $20 for members age 12 and over.

If you are interested in membership, fill out our Membership Application and mail to: Meriden Threshers Association, 315 Norton Street, Nortonville, KS 66060.