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VIDEO: Tractor pull at N.D. Winter Show

One of the highlights of the Winter Show was the old-fashioned tractor pull. It's loud, it's smokey, and for some, it's a little bit addictive. These guys take a perfectly good piece of farm equipment, spend countless hours and an undisclosed amo...

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One of the highlights of the Winter Show was the old-fashioned tractor pull. It's loud, it's smokey, and for some, it's a little bit addictive.

These guys take a perfectly good piece of farm equipment, spend countless hours and an undisclosed amount of money souping it up, all for a moment of glory in the area.

If you're not familiar with tractor pulling, pullers pull a weighted sled-the father you go, the heavier the sled gets. The idea is to see how much you can pull and how far you get.

 

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