Frequently Asked Questions

The following are some common questions that are asked about the National Threshers Association and our annual reunion. For additional information, please see our Contact page.

When is the NTA annual reunion?
How many steam engines can we expect to see at the show?
Is all of the machinery at the NTA shows in working order?
How many gas tractors exhibit at each show?
Can I exhibit my antique machinery at the next show?


Q: When is the NTA annual reunion?
A: The show is always the last full weekend in June. The show is four days long, Thursday through Sunday.


Q: How many steam engines can we expect to see at the show?
A: That depends mainly on the owners' schedules, but there are typically 40 to 50 full-size steam traction engines at each show, plus scale models.


Q: Is all of the machinery at the NTA shows in working order?
A: With few exceptions, nearly all of the machinery exhibited at the annual NTA reunion is in working condition. You'll see steam engines working a Prony brake, Baker fans, sawmill, shingle mill, running a thresher and hay press, pulling transfer sleds, threshing and running frequently throughout the exhibit area.


Q: How many gas tractors exhibit at each show?
A: This depends on the owners' schedules, but there are hundreds of gas tractors each year. This includes a wide range of makes, models and years.


Q: Can I exhibit my antique machinery at the next show?
A: We'd like to hear from you. Click here for our Contact information.