Stories tagged with: Old Steam and Gas Club

April 28, 2014 - 5:57pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Nearly 70 tractors are on display for visitors to admire at the Colony Square Mall.

The Old Steam and Gas Club based out of Dresden is hosting their 18th annual Mall Tractor Show. President of the club, Tim Rollins says some of their pieces are more than 70 years old.

" A lot of different displays of tractors, cars, old tools, small engines and a lot of information. We were established in 1959 and we have a lot of history and we have that history here with us, " said...

September 10, 2013 - 11:06am
1 year 50 weeks ago

A special group of tractor enthusiasts help Genesis Hospice to care for others.

The Old Steam and Gas Club presented the Hospice and Palliative Care with a $500.00 check. The money raised will go to help those that need hospice services, but don't have the ability to pay for them.

"You can get sick at anytime and you may or may not have that coverage based on that, so it's very important people know that this service is there no matter what," said Director of Hospice...

April 15, 2013 - 5:40pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

The 17th Annual Tractor Show began on Monday at Colony Square Mall. The Old Steam and Gas Club of Dresden has over 40 old fashioned tractors on display along with antique toy tractors and farming tools.

"We've got the place full of antique tractors and other kinds of historical displays. Tools, engines, and we're really pleased to be here, we're trying to help the mall and we were in hopes to try and generate traffic and have folks come in who enjoy the old antiques," said...

September 30, 2012 - 5:11pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

People in Adamsville had a chance to look at some antique farm equipment this weekend.

The Old Steam and Gas Club's 48th annual tractor show was held at Gaumer Park.

Club President Tom Rollins said the organization has been in existence since 1959 and serves to keep agricultural history alive and educate future generations of farmers.

"This is what our fathers and forefathers had to work with, rather than this electronic and computerized stuff," said Rollins....

September 13, 2012 - 5:54pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

A Dresden organization is doing its part to give back to the community.

The Old Steam & Gas Club presented a $600 check to Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care in Zanesville.  Club President Tom Rollins said the proceeds are from an annual tractor drive.

"We always look for an agency that serves Muskingum County very well over the years," said Rollins.  "Although there are a multitude of them, we'll choose others in the near future, because...

September 25, 2011 - 7:39pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

Some area residents gathered Sunday at Gaumer Park in Adamsville for the annual Old Steam and Gas Show.

The show is put on each September by the Old Steam and Gas Club. President Jan Schneider show-cased an original 1903 stationary hay bailer which has since been restored for demonstrations. Schneider explained hay is still compressed for easier transportation but by restoring the old equipment you also restore history.

"If we don't restore and take care of this...

April 19, 2011 - 6:12pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

Some locals are learning about the history of agriculture.

The Old Steam and Gas Club is showcasing more than 60 antique tractors at the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville. President Jan Schneider said it's important to preserve history.

"If we don't take these tractors and restore them and show them, they'll end up in a junkyard some place and nobody will know what our fathers and grandfathers used to raise food for our nation," he said.

The club also restores farm...

August 1, 2010 - 7:12pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

Tractors are leaving the farms and heading to the streets for one local fundraiser.

The Old Steam and Gas Club of Dresden, is hosting it's third annual fundraiser to help raise money for the Breaking Free Therapeutic Riding Center in Norwich. The organization provides equatrian therapy for special needs children.

"We do therapeutic riding for kids with special needs and we bring kids in here that have different types of disabilities and we work with them, with horses,"...

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