|If you were lucky, and looked up in the sky
at just the right time at the James Valley
Threshing Show, you might have spotted a
drone hovering over the field, cruising above
one activity and then another. It was Jason
Mentele's drone videoing the sights that
make this show such a wondrous adventure.
He managed to capture the highlights in a
way our forefathers could never have imagined!
It truly represents a significant meeting
of the past with the newest creations of
the 21st Century.
Sit back and take in the whole
The video opens early in the
the fields and tractor show and
are being readied for the crowds
soon arrive. From there we are
taken to an
incredible show of threshing,
where men and
powerful big steam engines perform
chores of separating grain from
bundles that dot the field.
And then on to the largest plowing
in the country, showing off the
and powerful steam powered tractors
shake the ground and fill the
sky with black
smoke as they pull their many-bottomed
across the tough prairie soil.
movers, golf carts and other
able to drive right next to the
it's possible for show-goers
to get the closest
view possible of these steam
and hard working field hands
as it was done a century ago.
Finally, Jason concludes this
38 minute video
with a drone's eye view of the
Show, a fiery spectacle that
can only be
seen at events like ours. So
sit back and
enjoy the show!
Thank you Jason for providing this magnificent
experience for all of us!