The Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association 42nd Annual Show will be held August 15-18, 2019 at Jefferson Township Park, east of New Haven, Indiana between U.S. 30 and U.S. 24 at 1720 Webster Road just north of Dawkins Road. It is a fun show for the entire family. More information and a map can be found at (

We are featuring John Deere and Massey-Harris, Massey Ferguson and Wallis tractors and equipment with a Special Feature of Wheel Horse Garden Tractors and all other brands of Garden Tractors. All exhibitors of antique tractors, cars and trucks are welcome and will get free admission when registering at the office. We will be threshing wheat, sawing lumber and plowing with tractors and steam engines. The 15 ton, 125 HP Buckeye Oil Engine that came from the elevator at Grabill, IN and the Chuse stationary steam engine from the Hicksville, Ohio Handle Factory will also be running.

There will daily demonstrations by The Indiana Chapter of the Maumee Valley Blacksmiths. Women will enjoy the flea market, Trading Post and a large quilt display. Paulding-Putnam Electric will give special demonstrations on Friday at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. on “The Danger of Electricity”. Children can ride the Barrel Train and play in the sand box or take a tractor driving lesson. On Saturday, a clown will entertain children, a Kiddie Tractor Pull will be held at 2:00 pm and there will be an Exotic Animal Show at 3:00 pm Parades will be at 4:00 pm on Friday and Saturday. Free hay rides and demonstrations with horses and mules will be on Friday and Saturday. Antique tractor pulls will begin at 5:00 pm on Friday and start at 3:00 pm on Saturday.

Food: Fish dinners Friday and Chicken and Pork Steak dinners Saturday will be served in the pavilion. There are many other varieties of food vendors on the grounds. Delicious steamed sweet corn will be served all week end until sold out.

Admission includes live entertainment: Friday – The Jug Huffer Band – 5:00 – 7:00 pm and The American Legion Band (Playing Songs of the 60’s) 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Saturday – Applejack Kloggers – 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, Appalachian Mountain Music – 5:00 – 7:00 pm and the Scott Brother’s Band will be playing bluegrass music from 7:30 – 9:30 pm (sponsored by Midwest Tile & Concrete Products – bring your lawn chairs). There are steam engine fireworks (a Spark Show) Friday and Saturday after the entertainment. Sunday Church Service at 9:00 am.

$7.00 daily admission. A 4-day pass is also available. Children 12 and under and all exhibitors are free but must register at the office. Free parking. The 765 Nickle Plate Road Steam Train Museum is having an open house next door Saturday and Sunday.

Contacts: President: 260-414-9489, Exhibitors: 260-580-5416, Tractor Pull: 260-223-3879, Quilt Show: 260-580-5285, Flea Markets and camping: 260-341-4805, Trading Post: 260-337-5136 or 260-460-0569. Model show 419-439-2994. Gas Engines and Garden Tractors 419-796-9673.

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