ATLANTIC — Is coming!
Do you want tractors? Effectively, a whole bunch of them, a part of the WHO’s Nice Iowa Tractor Trip, will hit the Atlantic beginning Sunday. Tractor drivers will travel throughout the Atlantic visiting totally different communities, companies and organizations alongside the way in which for 3 days, getting an opportunity to benefit from the trip and what there’s to see alongside the way in which.
There will likely be teams of tractors that can take off from the totally different locations in staggered occasions, to keep up the journey, some will begin at 7 or 7:30 a.m. and can return to the fairgrounds round 5 p.m.
Bailey Smith of the Atlantic Space Chamber of Commerce was happy to be taught that the attraction would attain the Atlantic and entice all guests.
“As a relaxation cease for this 12 months’s expertise, the Atlantic neighborhood can count on an inflow of tourists on the nights of June 19-22,” chamber officers mentioned.
“We’re all the time completely satisfied when individuals come to go to (Atlantic),” Smith mentioned.
Tractors will likely be registered on the Cass County Group Heart on Sunday, starting at midday, and Atlantic FFA will present a concession stand from 11 a.m. to three p.m.
The tractors will depart Monday for Cumberland, then journey to Griswold, with a day cease at Muller Livestock earlier than heading again to Atlantic. Monday’s journey will likely be roughly 74 miles.
Brad Penton of the Cumberland Hearth Division mentioned the trip would arrive in Cumberland on Monday. “It’s estimated that greater than 400 tractors will take part within the trip. Riders will cease on the fireplace station for a break and refreshments.”
On Tuesday, they head north from Atlantic to Elk Horn earlier than heading west to Avoca and the VanWall Tools Retailer. On Tuesday afternoon, they return to the Cass County Fairgrounds by way of Freeway 83, stopping at Dave’s Nation Restore.
Tuesday’s trip is roughly 69.5 miles.
On Wednesday, the tractors to go to Anita Excessive College and CAM, then to Wiota earlier than heading again to the fairgrounds. “This 42-mile journey will take us previous the Tune-up Inn in Wiota, the house of the good Maynard Hansen, whom we misplaced in 2021,” organizers mentioned.
Frank Jones, a long-time WHO tractor trip participant, mentioned individuals favored to look at the tractors go by and a few additionally put their tractors alongside the route for show.
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