Photos and Video Tractor Parade for the Troops -NJ Photographer

I love things that are mechanical in nature, cars, trucks, motorcycles and lately…tractors.

The Central Jersey Tractor Pullers Association is a local group for those that like car collectors, they collect tractors for their tractor pulls and this past summer’s 2nd Annual Tractor Parade.

It was a lot of fun getting to know these men and women who help bring food to our table and still find the time to have fun with their big toys. Some do work in the fields while others are for sheer enjoyment.

Last year the parade them was Parade For The Troops. They started at The Burlington County Fairgrounds, went through local roads in NJ past farms, homes and local towns to go past Fort Dix-McGuire Joint Base and back to the fairgrounds again. A huge circle, but I know that a lot of people really enjoyed seeing them go by.

Click on Tractor Pull to see my post about them!

 

Before the start of the parade at the Burlington County Fairgrounds:

L-R: “Boots” Gancarz and Bob Magor say a few words of prayer for a good day for everyone, good weather, safety, etc.

Central Jersey Tractor Pullers Association’s 

2nd Annual Tractor Parade

Sunday – July 15, 2012

Approx. 35 miles through Burlington County.

Starting and ending at the Burlington County Fairgrounds

Rte 206 & Jacksonville-Jobstown Rd.

Before the start of the parade at the Burlington County Fairgrounds:

L-R: Annaliese Gancarz(Jacobstown) chats with Bob Major.


 

“Boots” Gancarz’s daughter, Annaliese Gancarz(Jacobstown) is shown here on her 1966 Ford 5600 tractor.

 

Craig Higgintham(Marlton, NJ) is shown here on his 1964 John Deere 3020 tractor. Craig Higgintham is a Retired Marine Vet.

 

 

April Jones(Jacksonville, NJ) is shown here on her Farmall 460 tractor, that she embellished herself, gotta love it!

 

 

The lineup before the parade starts at the Burlington County Fairgrounds. Chris Hustis on his 1980 John Deere 60 tractor. He is a Retired Marine.

 

The parade begins from the Burlington County Fairgrounds.

 

Here is Wayne Taylor driving a John Deere A pulling the Central Jersey Tractor Pullers Association’s “Salute To Our Troops” float. On top of the float is a 1965 Club Cadet.
This is me that day. It was hot, dusty, overcast with a possibility of rain. I carry two cameras, lenses, notebook, pens, business cards, sunscreen, bottle of water, hand sanitizer, and other essentials. I love using my Think Tank gear, it works the best for how I work out in the field.

 

 

My husband was curious to see the parade and shot some video of me working and the tractors using his cell phone, enjoy!

 

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