FORD TRACTORS FOR ALL SEASONS
Collection of Gary and Linda Anderson
|Approximately thirty Ford tractors stand
as sentinels, "guarding" the Gary
and Linda Anderson home. Turning in the driveway,
there is no doubt that the Andersons obviously
have a Ford for any and all seasons.
The welcome sign, with a four-wheel
Ford tractor painted on it, invites
friends, and visitors to see
collection of Ford tractors owned
Andersons. "I've been driving
tractor since I was six years
my father in the field,"
Gary and Linda Anderson had attended
threshing bee in Andover yearly,
more involved in 2000 when he
Ford tractors. In 2004, Ford
featured at the show.
Their granddaughters, Hillary
and Hope have
driven tractors in the parade
years. Their sons, Troy and Todd
when they could. One year the
Gary and Linda by putting up
a homemade Ford
sign on their barn while they
were at the
"We drive our tractors in
parade at the threshing show,
help from others." Gary
course, my wife Linda drives
just like she does to help with
work. We've had as many as 18
at the threshing show. Now we
between ten to twelve at each
Gary enjoys visiting with the
come see his tractors at the
with the same interests. He says,
taken our tractors to other shows,
Andover our home show".
The "Sentinel" Fords
Gold Ford tractor, originally a demonstrator,
one of the first tractors to have "Select-o-Speed"
Linda driving a Ford tractor
Honored members Linda and Gary Anderson leading
the 2015 Threshers parade
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See you at the Show!