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

The event included the 25th Rumely Collectors Expo at the 34th annual event.

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

There were trolley rides, draft horses and ice cream making. Visitors could see the train museum, transportation museum, Timberland Museum, jail, country school, fire house, church and log cabins

Children’s activities included 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 was held at noon daily.

Entertainment was provided by Carver Creek Bluegrass and Gary Froiland. Friday and Saturday evenings included a barn dance  followed by a spark show. There was a church serve and an antique tractor pull.

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