Trophy Tractor Hosts Traditional Southern Crawfish Boil

Along with the 70 lbs. of fresh crawfish there were copious amounts of shrimp, boudin sausage, new potatoes and corn on the cob — a Southern tradition.

📅   Fri May 01, 2015 - West Edition
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Crockett Boney (far L) and his dad, Mike Boney of Jet Underground Utilities in Balch Springs, Texas, have the nice company of Candace Gillespie while making their way through the crawfish.
Crockett Boney (far L) and his dad, Mike Boney of Jet Underground Utilities in Balch Springs, Texas, have the nice company of Candace Gillespie while making their way through the crawfish.
Crockett Boney (far L) and his dad, Mike Boney of Jet Underground Utilities in Balch Springs, Texas, have the nice company of Candace Gillespie while making their way through the crawfish. Its important to get the right mixture of ingredients. The crawfish boil was acquired at a charity auction for the purpose of entertaining their customers. Mike Vinson (L), Vinson Construction in New Braunfels, Texas, and his son, Rick of Advance Machine Tools in Fort Worth, Texas, enjoy the camaraderie and the crawfish. (L-R): Chris and Kim Arrington along with Randy Hubbard of MDI General Contractors in Coppell, Texas, have been working hard to get all the food prepared before the guests start to arrive. Dana (L) and Lori Nollette of HOLT CAT in Irving, Texas, get a great start to their weekend with a big tray of crawfish. Dale Maness (L), Trophy Tractor, and Bobbie Maness of T-K-O in Grand Prairie, enjoy the good eats. Steve Martin (C), Valley Transportation in Grand Meadow, Minn., enjoys the company of Charla Cabe and Daryl Crear of Rumpke Recycling Service in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ron Julian (far L) and Jeff Biggs (far R) of 4X Construction in Mansfield, Texas, teach Caleb and his mom Erin Dupee of REMU USA Inc. in Old Orchard, Maine, the art of eating crawfish. (L-R): Trophy Tractor host Max Miller, his dad Jeff Miller and hostess Lou Ann Norris are joined by Johnny Rainey of Klein Products in Jacksonville, Texas, for a photo op. The crawfish put up a good fight but to no avail in the end.

Between 40 to 50 Trophy Tractor customers met at its location in Grand Prairie, Texas, to enjoy a traditional Southern Crawfish Boil.

Trophy had the Arrington Crawfish Boil catered by Chris and Kim Arrington as well as Randy Hubbard. The crawfish boil was acquired at a charity auction for the purpose of entertaining their customers. The auction monies were donated to Irving Cares out of Irving, Texas.

Along with the 70 lbs. of fresh crawfish there were copious amounts of shrimp, boudin sausage, new potatoes and corn on the cob — a Southern tradition. Included were soft drinks and water as well as various entertainment beverages.

(This story also can be found on Construction Equipment Guide’s Web site at www.constructionequipmentguide.com.)