The 36th annual Steam Threshing Festival was held at Heritage Park of North Iowa the weekend of June 7-9.
The event featured steam engines, flywheel engines and many wheel tractors on display and in action.
Visitors had the opportunity to watch the saw mill cut, corn shelling and threshing or see a real blacksmith in action.
In addition, visitors had the chance to take a stroll through the 41 museum buildings including a jail, fire station and church.
Museum displays included arrow heads, rocks, antique vehicles of all kinds, sewing machines and more.
This year's festival featured the Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co. and Sheppard Diesels.
Steam - braid
A braiding machine was shown in the indoor vendor market at the Steam Threshing Festival. People can turn the handle and braid a shoelace using eight different rotating spools of thread.
Steam - bull pull
The Bull Pull was the last tractor in the feature parade at the Steam Threshing Festival.
Steam - car 1
(Front to back, first four cars) The 1914 Ford Model T, owned by Bruce Holtan of Hanlontown; 1951 Studebaker Model UK, owned by Jon Hillesland of Leland; 1955 Ford F-100, owned by Dave Hill of Leland; and the 1955 Ford Fairlane, also owned by Hill, were four cars shown during the Show n' Shine Car Show at the Steam Threshing Festival at Heritage Park of North Iowa on Saturday.
Steam - car 2
(From Front, first four cars) The 1923 Model A, 1931 Pontiac, 1940 Lincoln Lephyr and the 1928 Chevrolet, all owned by Ron Holland of Forest City, were part of the Show n' Shine Car Show Saturday.
Steam - car 3
Darlene and Larry Spear of Hampton stand next to their 1957 Ford Sunliner at the Show n' Shine Car Show.
Steam - car 4
Ron Holland's 2016 Corvette Supercharged sits next to a 2013 Corvette Grand Sport.
Steam - case engine
The engine of the 110 Case H.P. pulls the tractor to the plows.
Steam - case
Warren Bellinger, Jake Somerville and Cole Bellinger fill the Case 110 H.P. with water in preparation to go to the plows in the fields next to the Heritage Park of North Iowa during the Steam Threshing Festival.
Steam - corn
John Nold feeds corn into the sheller while hand turning it to make it work.
Steam - Holland
Heritage Park of North Iowa Board President Ron Holland drives the Flour City tractor during the feature parade at the Steam Threshing Festival.
Steam - log 1
One of the workers at Ruble's Sawmill kneels on top of the log to get a good angle for his chainsaw.
Steam - log 2
A man on top of the log prepares to get down after getting off a piece of wood with his chainsaw at Ruble's Sawmill in Heritage Park.
Steam - log 3
At Ruble's Sawmill in Heritage Park, two men place a cut plank of wood on the pile.
Steam - log 4
Workers at Ruble's Sawmill in Heritage Park work a log through the circular saw, cutting the log into planks.
Steam - memoriam
In memory of Norman Taylor, a man who used to work on the Heritage Park Board but died of cancer six years ago, the Heritage Park of North Iowa put together a Sandwich Corn Sheller and a Fuller & Johnson "People's Price" engine, owned by Taylor, for a few minutes. The sheller is now owned by Monte Topp, and the engine is owned and recently refurbished by Wyndham Sellers.
Steam - music
Carver Creek Bluegrass provided some musical entertainment at the Steam Threshing Festival at Heritage Park.
Steam - Prairie
The Minneapolis prairie tractor was built in Minneapolis and used mostly in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Montana. Prairie tractors are known for their large rear wheels and smaller front wheels. They could also run on gas or diesel.
Steam - prairie 2
The feature parade at the Steam Threshing Festival in Heritage Park featured several The Minneapolis prairie tractors.
Steam - sewing
Eldon Scott fixes and refurbishes old sewing machines in the vendor building. Heritage Park enlisted him to fix all its old sewing machines, and now he is nearly done and the exhibit will be able to open again soon.
Steam - Sheppard
Mike Konarski drives a Sheppard Diesel tractor, one of the featured tractors, in the parade at the Steam Threshing Festival.
Steam - Sheppard Club
Mike Konarski, Kathy Konarski and Monte Topp stand next to the Sheppard Diesel tractor set up in front of the Heritage Park sign. Mike an Kathy are members of the Sheppard Diesel club, a club with 103 members from several states who meet once a year. This is the first year after 10 years for the club to appear at the Steam Threshing Festival at Heritage Park of North Iowa.
Steam - shoelace
The shoelace sewing machine was set on display in the vendor building at the Heritage Park Steam Threshing Festival.
Steam - steam
The Minneapolis Steam Thresher was one of the featured tractors in the Steam Threshing Festival parade.
Steam - steam 2
The Wood Brothers steam thresher from Des Moines was one of the tractors in the feature parade during the Steam Threshing Festival at Heritage Park.
Steam - steam 3
The Avery steam thresher, from Peoria, Illinois, pulls a wood-filled tank behind it during the feature parade at the Steam Threshing Festival.
Steam - TC
Twin Cities prairie tractors were one of the featured tractors in the parade at the Steam Threshing Festival. As the Twin Cities tractor company was based in Minneapolis, same as The Minneapolis tractor company, the two merged into the same company.
Steam - tractor ride
Kevin Diekhuis drives a tractor pulling a carriage full of people around Heritage Park during the Steam Threshing Festival.
Steam - vendors
Dave Roeder and Velma Johnson man their vendor table, selling buttons, thimbles, jars, starfish and shells and a myriad of other items, all owned by Johnson's son Scott. Roeder and Johnson were just one of the many vendors during Heritage Park's Steam Threshing Festival.