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Labor Day Celebrated With Farm Tractor Display And Parade



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Photos from the Labor Day Farm Tractor Display And Parade on September 6.

Reporter Alissa Silber can be reached at alissa@thebee.com.

Lifelong Newtown resident Chuck Luf stands before his John Deere tractor, which used to be his father’s, during the Labor Day Tractor Display and Parade on September 6. —Bee Photos, Silber
Bernadette McSweeney, a resident of Newtown for 25 years, looks lovingly at 2½-year-old Cecilia Marie Steineeg sitting atop a tall tractor at the Labor Day Tractor Display and Parade on Monday, September 6.
Young tractor enthusiast Nolan Webster, 2, raises his hand in excitement while sitting on a farm tractor, with his dad, Jeff Webster, standing beside him, at the Labor Day Tractor Display and Parade on Monday, September 6. The duo came from Monroe and, according to Jeff, checked out every tractor multiple times.
Newtown residents Meagan and Miles Dobbrow smile with 1½-year-old Leif, who was wearing his green John Deere T-shirt, at the Labor Day Tractor Display in front of the Edmond Town Hall.
Members of Hope on Main Street, an organization that honors cancer survivors and their caregivers, wave to cars passing by their “Labor of Love” float before participating in the Labor Day Tractor Parade on September 6. The group’s Facebook page notes that the float was dedicated to first responders who care for cancer survivors and caregivers.
Newtown residents Nikki and Evan Cassells pose with 14-month-old Lyla next to a farm tractor on display on Main Street during the Labor Day Tractor Display and Parade.
Roughly a dozen farm tractors outside the Edmond Town Hall on Labor Day attracted a large crowd of families, especially those with young children.
The Labor Day Tractor Parade made its way down Glover Avenue then turned onto Queen Street, with Newtown police officers helping to direct traffic around them.
The parade of farm tractors traveled down Queen Street, where many residents congregated in front of the Newtown Middle School to cheer them on and take photos.
Newtown resident Tim LaPac sits with 21-month-old Parker and Molly LaPac while watching the Labor Day Tractor Parade come down Queen Street on September 6.
A particpant and a trio of attendees exchange waves as the brief Labor Day Tractor Parade makes its way up Queen Street.
A resident watches from his front door as Newtown Police Officer Leonard Penna stops traffic at Glover Avenue and Queen Street so one of the dozen Labor Day Tractor Parade participants can pass safely.
A little boy and a huge red International Harvester tractor are pictured in front of Edmond Town Hall where about a dozen local tractor owners gathered on Labor Day for a meet and greet session before heading down Main Street for a brief parade celebrating Newtown’s agricultural heritage.
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