Ohio Forestry Association Holds Annual Paul Bunyan Show
(L-R): Kevin Carroll and Randy Pyle of Timber Contractors visit with Murphy Tractor & Equipment’s Nate Koerper.
(L-R): Columbus Equipment’s Bob Stewart, Jeff Richards, Tom Stivison, Tim Smith, and Ron DuPerow had their hands full with showing its line of Morbark equipment to attendees.
Matt August (L) and Calvin Conley felt the Paul Bunyan Show was a perfect venue to introduce the newly formed Bandit of Ohio to the industry.
Ron Kurtz of Rayco shows off the company’s new C185 crawler/forestry mower.
(L-R): The Rudd Equipment Company team, Dave Sizemore, John Westfall, Phil Pack, Ellie Kornexl, Ralph Hamilton, Dennis Reep, and Martin McCutcheon; welcome attendees to their display.
(L-R): Jim Pape, Tim Keane, and Dan Durkin of DitchWitch of Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West New York, get an assist from Sky Kosobud of Altec Industries at its equipment display.
Ohio CAT’s Art Westfall (L) and Dave Wiederhold had everything from a Cat 906H compact wheel loader to a Screen Machine 612T trommel for visitors to see.
Bruce Wilson (L) of Agricon Inc. speaks with Fecon’s Brian Kile about its line of material reduction machines.
(L-R): The crew from Southeastern Equipment Company, Jon Wickline, J.P. Rousseau, Todd Clipner, and Dana Babcock, welcome visitors to see its line of Case machines at the show.
(L-R): Kenny Sappington, Dave Russell, and Tim Wagner were on hand at the Leslie Equipment Display to discuss John Deere equipment.
The Ohio Forestry Association held its annual Official Paul Bunyan Show Oct. 1 to 3 at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds, Cambridge, Ohio.
Billed as, “The Original American Forestry Show,” and the oldest event of its kind, the three-day event attracted forest industry professionals from throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. More than 100 exhibitors were on hand to show off the latest equipment, services and products geared to the forest industry. Numerous educational sessions, including a seminar on understanding the new EPA required Tier IV Level emission terms on engines were offered. The event featured a loader competition, sponsored by John Deere Construction and Forestry Company and Leslie Equipment Co. Other activities included the Ohio State lumberjack championships, an international lumberjack competition and heavy equipment demonstrations.
For more information, visit www.ohioforest.org.