The 23rd Annual Murray County Antique Tractor and Implement Association iShow is Friday through Sunday.
The tractor show draws exhibitors and visitors from all over Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Arizona, Tennessee, Missouri, Louisiana, Illinois and Mississippi.
On Friday morning, things will kick off when children from area schools arrive along with teachers and sponsors watch a wide variety of activities that were common long ago. Attendees will get to witness wheat threshing, corn shelling and grinding, rock crushing, wood sawing, quilt making, soap making, blacksmithing and a mill pong complete with a large waterwheel. Many activities will be hands-on, including hand water pumps, corn shelling and drilling holes in boards with a brace and bit.
Other attractions include a wide variety of vintage farm tractors, small gas engines, tractor games, kiddy tractor pulls and a tractor rodeo on Saturday night. There will also be arts and crafts, a farm related swap meet, vintage trucks and a consignment auction Friday night.
A branch of the Sulphur Post Office will be open on the grounds on Friday and Saturday. Mail sent from there will carry the official MCATIA Station cancellation stamp. A restored gas station, a frontier jail and a museum will also be open for viewing.
Sunday activities will include gospel singing in the morning in the on-grounds chapel and pan sled pulls for the full-sized tractors that afternoon.
The MCATIA show ground is located seven miles north of Sulphur on U.S. Highway 177 and three-fourths of a mile east on Tractor Road. Admission is $3 per person with those under 16 or over 60 admitted free.