Old engine show set

BUCKLEY, Mich. — The 51st annual Buckley Old Engine Show is planned Thursday through Sunday in Buckley, lower Michigan.

The public is invited to come see the past in motion. There will be more than 1,000 antique steam, gas and diesel tractors, along with 1900s front street with blacksmith, cobbler shop, print shop and newspaper, barber shop, general store, depot, switch house and 1886 Mayfield township hall.

The public can also view spinning wheels, looms, rope making and other old time necessities.

Ride can also be taken on two steam trains the 1918 American and the 1948 Spirit of Traverse city.

Also on display will be antique cars and trucks, steam engines, 600-plus antique gas and oil engines, 1800s saw mill, wooden bowl mill, shingle mill, 1906 cider mill, 1907 1,100 hp Snow engine, which is the only one know exist. They will also have hands on farm exhibits in the Weber Barn, Buckley Tractor Driving School, where you can learn to drive an antique John Deere tractor.

The event will has at flea market, arts and crafts, food, old time music, tractor games, and more.

Cost of admission is $10 for adults and children 15 and younger are free.

For more info www.buckleyoldengineshow.org.

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