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This exhibition shows how the tractor has evolved from an unfamiliar oddity on Canadian farms to a commonplace tool in less than 100 years.

Category: Visual Arts Events


Audience | All Ages


They have names like Cockshutt, Allis-Chalmers and Holt. They can be two-storeys tall or as small as a pickup truck. They are used on most Canadian farms and most children dream of sitting in one. What are we talking about? The tractor. Visitors to Tractors, the exhibition at the Canada Agriculture Museum in Ottawa, will have their dreams come true. <br><br>While they sit in a tractor cab, learn about the tractors on display, listen to farmers speak about tractors they have operated, and admire some objects used to market tractors, visitors will discover how tractors have evolved from an unfamiliar oddity into a commonplace tool on the Canadian farm in less than 100 years.