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Ferndale, California is a small town that celebrates Christmas in a BIG way.  Every year this small dairy farm community of some two thousand people holds a very colorful holiday parade.  No fancy floats here, however. That’s because farmers in the area decorate their farm equipment with thousands of lights for a unique caravan down Main Street.  It’s a parade you won’t see anywhere else and it brings joy to participants and onlookers alike.

 

 

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The first engine powered farm tractors used steam for propulsion and were introduced way back in 1868. Known as "traction" engines, gasoline powered models were developed in 1887. "Traction engine" became "tractors" and the name stuck.

Links
California Farm Bureau Federation
California Department of Food and Agriculture



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