Buchanan Plow Days: Slideshow

Published 8:31 am Monday, April 24, 2017

Hundreds of community members stopped out to Buchanan Plow Days on Saturday. The annual event, hosted at the Buchanan School Farm, included Belgian draft horse plowing demonstrations, blacksmith demonstrations, birdhouse crafting, and tractor, dairy equipment and quilt displays. TOP: An elderly woman strokes the nose of Dollar, a Belgian draft horse owned by farmer Lewis Eggert, of New Carlisle, Indiana. Eggert and another farmer were demonstrating the use of single-bottom plows drawn by horses at the Buchanan Plow Days. ABOVE: A child focuses as he hammers a nail into the birdhouse he is constructing while a Plow Days volunteer keeps the board square. (Leader photos/JOE KUHARIC)