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Tractor pulls, miniature horses, demos, food, wagon rides featured June 9 at spring exhibition in Madrid

MADRID — The 36th Annual Spring Exhibition at the St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum begins Saturday, June 9 and offers something for every family member. Garden tractor and draft horse and mini horse pulls, antique tractor pulls and kids pedal tractor events are just a few of the scheduled events, demonstrations and activities. It …

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Museum History

The Early Years Paul Shirley remembers back to 1976 when he and Ed Fincham had opened an auto repair and John Deere lawn and garden equipment shop in Louisville. They had taken a Hercules engine in trade and mentioned this to Harold Derushia, a machinist with the Plattsburg Motor Service in Massena. He told Paul …

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Exhibit: Collections Building

FIRST EXHIBITS – August 2009 By Roger Austin. From the Sept – Oct 2009 newsletter. New Inventions and Technologies Make Life Easier is the theme of the first exhibits displayed in the new Collections Building. Paired items contrast early implements with subsequent inventions that increased productivity. These include sawing by hand versus engine-powered saws, forking …

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SLPEM Newsletter – January-March 2018

Newsletter Headlines: 36th Annual Spring Exhibition June 9-10 Collection Grows with Great Gifts Website Redesign Underway Great Raffle Prizes for Everyone Heritage Fibers Dedication Planned Northern Neighbors Visit the Museum Collection Grows with New Accessions … and more! Click here to download the newsletter in PDF form.

St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum in Madrid honors members, supporters

MADRID — The St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum has presented its 2017 awards to several members and friends for their “outstanding service,” museum officials said. Members receiving the Distinguished Service Award were John and Rose Bartholomew of South Colton, Myron and Helen Langford of Chase Mills, and Robert and Carol Moulton of Potsdam. Volunteer …

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St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum presents 27th annual Old Fashioned Harvest Days

MADRID — While the price of gas jumped to more than $2.70 a gallon at the pumps this week, it was only 31 cents at the St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum in Madrid. That was the price on the two pumps at a replica Texaco gas station that was among the exhibits at the …

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