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7/25/2013 3:07:00 PM
Tractor caravan coming August 4

The Almelund Threshing Company is proud to let the public know the 11th Annual Tractor Caravan is August 4. Join in a relaxing ride, on a scenic 23-mile route through this area. Leaving from: Eko Backen Summer Events Center 22570 Manning Trail, Scandia, MN Schedule: 9 am Complimentary Coffee & Donuts 9:45 am Drivers Meeting (Attendance Required) 10 am Departure Pit stop, Chisago Lakes Sportsmen’s Club Pit stop, Mary and Ted Beeksma residence Pit stop, Amador Heritage Center Arrive, Almelund Showgrounds approx. 3.00 pm

Upon arrival at Almelund, please enjoy a picnic lunch. Free will donations for the food will be accepted. Once your tractor is at the Almelund Showgrounds, you can leave it there for the show. Bus transportation back to Eko Backen will be provided. Peterson’s Repair and Towing, Lindstrom will provide rescue service if there are any breakdowns. Other than the food, everything in this fun filled day is at no cost to you. Caravan speed will be 8-10 MPH, mobile outhouses will be provided. See http://www.almelundthreshingco.org/ or call Al 715-646-9393 or Bruce 715-825-4237. Proposed caravan route: Beginning at Eko Backen, 22570 Manning Trail, Scandia, MN The Caravan will leave Eko Backen, making a LH turn onto Washington County 15, Manning Trail. It will proceed north to Chisago County 15, Green lake Trail. The Caravan will follow Green Lake Trail and Old Town Road, making its way to Chisago City. Caravaners will be greeted by historic homes and nearby lakes on both sides of the route. In Chisago City, the group will make a RH turn onto Stinson Avenue and proceed to Shoquist Lane where the Caravan will make a LH turn and cross US Highway 8. Next, the Caravan will make a RH turn onto North Avenue, then Lake Avenue and onward to the first pit stop at the Chisago Lakes Sportsman’s Club. Leaving the Sportsman’s Club, the rested Caravanners will continue on Lake Avenue to Chisago County 14, Lincoln Road.

They will make a LH turn and travel to 316th Avenue, turning right and traveling to Chisago County 20, Furuby Road. Once on Furuby Road the Caravan will travel east to the next pit stop at Mary and Ted Beeksma’s residence. Back on the trail, the group will continue east on Furuby Road to Chisago County 12, Park trail. A left turn will be made and take the group to Almelund and a pit stop at the Amador Heritage Center. The Center will be open for all to enjoy. The Heritage Center is well stocked with hundreds of exhibits and artifacts from local life over the past 100 years or so. Be sure to visit their collection of restored log buildings. From Almelund, it’s a short drive SE on MN 95 to our destination. This is the proposed route and is subject to change due to weather or road conditions. Be sure to attend the Drivers Meeting at the beginning of the Caravan for the latest information.

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