It was easy to see why Chesterville Grange's booth won the blue ribbon this year. The impressive display was dedicated to Clark Toothaker, a 75-year Grange member who passed on in May of this year. Toothaker "loved to watch things grow," the dedication noted.
Melinda Robertson of Litchfield urges Bo and Luke on during the exhibition of the best oxen and steer team competition held in the pulling ring this morning.
Spectators watch carefully as Melinda Robertson attempts to get Bo and Luke to stop abruptly on her command during the morning exhibition of steer teams.
Upstairs in the Exhibition Hall, fairgoers admire the handiwork of the many talented artists who quilted, crocheted, painted and photographed their way towards entry and display at the 172nd Farmington Fair. The fair continues through Saturday.
Kitty and John Gee of Chesterville, walk hand in hand down a lane at the Farmington Fair on Tuesday during the senior special day. Reunions took place throughout the day, as many seniors greeted old friends attending the 172nd Farmington Fair. A second senior day will be held on Thursday when those 62 on up are admitted for the discounted rate of $2.