Minnesota State Fair Shows Off Latest Industrial Equipment

Attendees were brought together in a huge celebration that is unlike any other experience of the year.

📅   Thu September 24, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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This Toro TX1000 compact track machine is a versatile landscape and rental unit that has many attachments for all types of jobs, according to Wade Austin, Tri-State Bobcat special operations manager.
This Toro TX1000 compact track machine is a versatile landscape and rental unit that has many attachments for all types of jobs, according to Wade Austin, Tri-State Bobcat special operations manager.
This Toro TX1000 compact track machine is a versatile landscape and rental unit that has many attachments for all types of jobs, according to Wade Austin, Tri-State Bobcat special operations manager. Paul Kroening, new regional sales manager of Kubota, Fort Worth, Texas, stands with the popular Kubota SVL track machine. Paul Warner, sales engineer of Truck Utilities, St. Paul, Minn., displays this new Hot Patch Gen 2 heated modified Rugby dump body for asphalt patch hot mix. This body is mounted on a Ford F550. This display features a Kage SnowFire plow system on a Gehl V270. At the Ariens Gravely display building (L-R) are Bruce Tesmer of MM Lawn & Leisure, Pine Island; Mike Bell, Minnesota Equipment, Ham Lake, Minn.; and Dale Shequen, Ariens Midwest product specialist. On display is the new Gravely JSV 6000 utility vehicle. (L-R): Henry, Elena and Jacob Larson from Woodbury, Minn., enjoy getting a closer look at this John Deere 26C mini-excavator.

With record Labor Day attendance of more than 170,000, cumulative attendance for the 2015 Minnesota State Fair was 1.7 million. Attendees were brought together in a huge celebration that is unlike any other experience of the year. The State Fair continues to fill a vital role in educating the public on agriculture, innovation, environment and more, while entertaining audiences with attractions, musical performances, thousands of exhibits and hundreds of food options.

Located in the north part of the fairgrounds, Machinery Hill housed displays of agricultural and industrial equipment and is now home to the Old Iron Show, a display of dozens of antique tractors, and the interactive Little Farm Hands mock farm exhibit.