90 year old Ixonia farmer still crazy about classic tractors

IXONIA – When tractor enthusiasts gather on May 28-30 at the Ashippun Firemen’s Park for the 11th annual Ixonia Vintage Tractor Expo for the first vintage tractor show of the season, they will find a colorful mixture of gray, red and blue in the park.

This year the club is featuring Massey Harris, Ferguson and Ford tractors, but the club welcomes all makes, models, colors!

One club member, Bill Rupnow, is particularly happy about the featured tractors this year because his collection includes two Fords, two Fergusons and a Massey 44.

Also included will be a Flea Market, opportunities to win the Raffle Tractor, a Silent

The 90-year-old tractor enthusiast has never missed a meeting of the Ixonia Vintage Tractor Club since members began gathering more than a decade ago. The club was formed with the idea of ​​hosting an antique tractor show early in the season when tractor enthusiasts are getting anxious to get out to show off their collections.

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