Rumely Tractor

Rumely Tractors will be featured at this year's Steam Threshing Festival.

FOREST CITY — Heritage Park of North Iowa has expanded its Steam Threshing Festival to four days.

This year's event will include the 25th Rumely Collectors Expo at the 34th annual event this weekend.

Demonstrations include blacksmithing, grain threshing, log sawing, shingle making, corn shredding, corn shelling, clover hulling, sorghum pressing and horse plowing.

There will be trolley rides, draft horses and ice cream making. Visit the train museum, transportation museum, Timberland Museum, jail, country school, fire house, church and log cabins

Children’s activities will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Games include assisted horseback rides, old-fashioned outdoor games, face painting, coins in the haystack find, butter making, clothes washing on the washboard and rug beating.

A parade of power will be at noon daily.

Entertainment Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be from 1-4 p.m. provided by Carver Creek Bluegrass and Gary Froiland.

Friday and Saturday evening will include a barn dance at 7 p.m., followed by a spark show at 9 p.m.

There will be a church service at 9 a.m. Sunday and an antique tractor pull at 11 a.m.

There will be a big tractor pull at 7 p.m. on Friday. At 5:30 p.m., a Corn and Bologna Feed will be at the Heritage Park Steel Wheel Café.

Cost is $6 per day or $12 for all four days. For information visit


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