Tractor pull held at Ipswich

Posted June 28, 2013 at 3:26 pm

A tractor pull was held June 9 at Ipswich, with several area enthusiasts participating.

Among participants was Joel Christiansen, in Class C-3700, placing third with a ‘58 John Deere. He also placed first in Class D-4500, with the same tractor. Gerald Mullaney, Orient, placed seventh in Class F-6500, followed by Gary Swartzendruber, in eighth with a ’53 John Deere. G. Swartzendruber placed seventh in Class G-7500, with a 1953 ID. Bernie Huisman placed fifth, with a 1956 IHC.

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THIS GROUP PICTURE is of all the trophy winners and some of the participants at the Ipswich Pull. The pullers were Joel Christiansen, St. Lawrence; Ron Dahlquist, Lebanon; Don and Orville Gab, Eureka; Bill Sr. and Bill Jr. Hearnen, Conde; Bernie Huisman, Miller; Rudy and Roxy Jacobs, Tolstoy; Karl and Connie Johannsen, Tolstoy; Gerry Lacher, Lebanon; Fritz Maddock, Oakes, N.D.; Gerald Mullaney, Orient; Bob Potts, Gettysburg; John Roemmich, Mellette; Leonard and Rose Schatz, Gettysburg; Jim Smith Jr,, Conde; Jerry Stoltenberg, Stratford; and Jim Zeck, Conde.

Omar Swartzendruber came in sixth in Class D-4500, with a 1942 John Deere.

There were 66 pulls with 39 antique tractors.