On May 6, 2018 I attended the Matlock Old Timers Fair. Situated about 30 minutes from my current home in the tiny town of Matlock, Washington, I have to admit that I wasn’t expecting a whole lot, but I am glad to say that my expectations were exceeded. My friend Donnie and I left our wives at home and spoke with tractor owners, engine owners, and even the owner of an entire collection of Tonka trucks- all made for logging, and in working order. We totally geeked out at almost century old technology. Check the video below for a yarding demonstration- Tonka style! I also had the chance to speak to the owner/operator of a 1931 Ruston & Hornsby oil engine. He showed us how its started and discusses some of its key features.
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