Olde Tyme Harvest to raise funds for Canadian Foodgrains Bank

World record to be set at antique threshing bee in Langenburg

Organizers of the Aug. 24 Olde Tyme Harvest in Langenburg, Sask. say they have lined up 37 antique threshing machines for an event to raise funds for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB).

That woud break the old record of 29 established in Rock River, Wisconsin in 2008.

Included among the vintage equipment coming to the event is a 1911 Case, a 1911 Type D 10-20 Titan, a 1917 Model R Waterloo Boy, a 1912 30-60 Rumley Model E, a 1927 18-36 Hart-Parr, and a 1927 McCormick Deering 15-30. There will also be antique drills, trucks and other equipment on display.

In addition to the threshing, the event will feature Saskatchewan singer Codie Prevost, comedian Steve StubbleJumpski, an eight-acre corn maze, local crafts and other exhibits and attractions.

The day begins with a pancake breakfast at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 12:30 p.m. and the first threshing demonstration at 1 p.m.

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