2019 History of Tractors presentation POSTPONED

March 19’s History of Tractors presentation has been POSTPONED due to extreme snow buildup at WCHS. There’s just no place to park! Stay tuned for a new April date….we have a very exciting speaker lined up and you won’t want to miss it!


History of Tractors Series:  CASE-IH Show & Tell Event

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 between 1:30-6:30pm (this is a drop-in event; no formal talk)

The Wright County Historical Society’s History of Tractors Series is taking a different format for 2018! Join us on Tuesday, March 20 from 1:30-6:30PM at the Wright County Heritage Center (2001 Hwy 25 N, Buffalo) for a CASE-IH Show & Tell event. Please note that there will be no formal talk this year.

This ‘drop in’ event invites everyone to view CASE-IH items in the Hands On History Gallery and enjoy cake, lemonade & coffee in the Activity Room. Anyone wanting to showcase their personal collection is encouraged to participate as are any CASE tractor owners wishing to bring their tractors to show off in our parking lot (space & weather permitting). Additionally, WCHS will be showing some historic CASE informational films from our collection. To arrange for an inside or outside space, or for more information, please call Sally Stevens at 763-682-7323. Participation and attendance at the event are free of charge. Everyone is welcome. RSVP’s appreciated but not required to 763-682-7323.


History of Tractors Road Trip:  CASE Operations in Fargo, ND

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 12:30pm or 2:00pm in Fargo, ND

Join the Wright County Historical Society’s business manager, Sally Stevens, on Thursday, March 29, 2018 for this off-site tour to CASE's Fargo, ND operation (CASE Farm Manufacturing Operations, 3401-1st Ave, Fargo, ND). Free of charge, tour participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from Fargo, ND. The tour is 1.5 hours long and wheelchair accessible; no golf carts are available for this tour. Individuals must be 14 years of age to tour the facility. Long pants and closed-toe, low-heeled shoes are required. RSVP’s are REQUIRED to 763-682-7323 or online HERE by March 23, 2018.


A History of our History of Tractor's Series

???????? 2019          Date & Speaker to be announced

March 2018          Case Tractors - 'Show & Tell' event

March 2017          Cockshutt with the Minnesotans Go-pher Cockshutt Club

March 2016          Massey Harris/Ferguson with Phil Anderson & Sally Stevens

March 2015          Ford with Loren & Nancy Fossum

March 2014          Caterpillar with Ed & Sue Claessen

March 2013          Oliver with Leander Wetter 

March 2012          Allis-Chalmers with Lon Saeger

March 2011          John Deere with Duane Rolstad & Rick Trahan

March 2010          International Harvester with Conrad Fiskness & Leander Wetter

March 2009          Minneapolis-Moline Tractors with Wes Robertson and friends

March 2008          Cockshutt Tractor Club with Rod Nelson and Gordy Lefebvre

March 2007          Case Tractors with Northland Case Tractor Club, Kurt Albeck & others

March 2006          Massey Harris/Ferguson with Chuck Bergstrom

March 2005          Ford Tractors with Chuck Bergstrom

March 2004          Caterpillar Tractors with Caterpillar Tractor Club, Ed Claussen     

March 2003          Oliver Tractors with John Anderson, Luke Cain and Norman Duske

March 2002          Allis Chalmers Tractors with Robert and Joan Paulson

March 2001          John Deere Tractors

March 2000          Farmall Tractors with Leander Wetter & John Rivers

March 1999          Minneapolis-Moline Tractors with Wes Robertson