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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 5

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And now, I think, it’s time for the final post about that show: machinery in action again – this time a corn sheller and a thresher. That was another demonstartion I enjoyed a lot: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 4 [Miscellanea]

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Before I finally come to the end with more (moving) big machinery, I’d like to show some miscellaneous items here – not exactly tractors or vintage machinery, but related anyway: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen Schau – Teil 4 … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 3

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In spite of the fact that it is called an “Antique Tractor … Show”, I haven’t shown any tractors yet – except for that row of small ones in the previous post. Well, let’s get to the tractors then. First … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 2

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Today, let’s continue with more pictures and videos from that show, this time some small machinery and, as I don’t really know much about these machines, without (much) explanatory text: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen Schau – Teil 2 … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 1

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Last Saturday, we had our 32nd Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show on the Gillespie County Fairgrounds here in Fredericksburg/TX. As I’m really interested in old machinery, I went there to take some fotos with the new Nikon D500, … Continue reading

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Annual Masonic Car Show

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Today we’re having this event – the Annual Masonic Car Show – again on the Marktplatz, for the 13th time now: Alljährliche Autoschau der Freimaurer Heute haben wir diese Veranstaltung – die jährliche Autoschau organisiert von der örtlichen Freimaurerloge-  zum … Continue reading

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Moo-Morial

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As in 2015 we today took part again in the Keith Hagel Moo-morial 5K Pasture Dash, a trail fun-run/walk for the entire family, here in Fredericksburg/TX, on the grounds of the Hagel dairy farm. The money raised goes to support … Continue reading

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Superbowl Preparations

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What is Superbowl Sunday without a good BBQ?! Absolutely unthinkable, especially here in Texas. Superbowl Vorbereitungen Was ist ein Superbowl Sonntag ohne Barbeque?! Absolut undenkbar, ganz besonders hier in Texas. That is why I got the grill/smoker out, and did … Continue reading

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Light the Night Christmas Parade

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Yesterday we had our annual Christmas parade here in Fredericksburg and despite the weather [it was raining off and on all afternoon and evening] we went to watch it. Light the Night Weihnachtsumzug Gestern hatten wir unseren alljährlichen Weihnachtsumzug hier … Continue reading

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Auf der Wies’n … in Fritztown

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This weekend there’s the Oktoberfest hier in Fredericksburg, for the 36th time this year. Well, like the Oktoberfest in Munich it’s not my kind of event. We did go there, though, yesterday, not so much for our entertainment [since being … Continue reading