Pioneer Acres

For those who prefer the written word, prepare to be disappointed again.  This post is another video-focused offering.  There are some non-video posts coming, so don’t despair!

Back on August 12, we had the chance to pay another visit to Pioneer Acres.  This marks the third time I have visited the museum, which is located just north of Irricana, Alberta.

Pioneer Acres houses an outstanding collection of machinery.  Farm implements, trucks, tractors, and everything in between.  There are even horses for those interested in things of a non-metal variety.

Pioneer Acres

Photo by Emily Overes

We had a wonderful visiting the site with Emily’s parents.  We had a private presentation on the history of Allis-Chalmers, watched tractors of all sizes compete in a tractor pull, and watched the “Parade of Power”.

There was a lot going on and we didn’t see everything there was to take in, but I hope you watch the video and get a slight appreciation for all Pioneer Acres has to offer.

Have you ever checked out this place?  Let us know in the comments.

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5 Responses to Pioneer Acres

  1. Margy says:

    We’ve been going to the Pioneer Acres Annual Show regularly since 2001. The tractor pull is a highlight! We also enjoy the old time farming displays.
    Was the smoke fairly thick there too?


  2. Beth Taylor says:

    Well I recall Pioneer Acres first show ,held at that time, in our field at the corner of #1Highway and #1 began in our yard..moved around to different fields for several years..and became too much for my husband, who was having health issues…so the Club then moved to their place in Irricana .My husband,Ken Taylor, and Keith Evenson were the two people who had the vision..that has become the very successful show and museum..that it’s become today!
    I’m so pleased to see how it’s progressed through the years. Keep up the good work! I know that Ken would have been proud to see the results! From Beth Taylor


    • danocan says:

      That is a great story and a fascinating piece of history. We love it there, it is unfortunate our work schedule will keep us away from the annual show this year.


  3. Beth Taylor says:

    Correction.l#1 and #9 highways were the correct spot…


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