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September 5, 2018
Gas and steam engines of every description can be found being driven around the grounds at Rollag each year. This year's show featured homemade farm equipment and Galloway gas engines. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
It takes a village: Rollag steam threshers reunion employs thousands of volunteers each year
September 5, 2018 - 8:53am
September 4, 2018
"Ladies of Steam" co-founders Nicole Wallace (left) and Jennifer Eden-Roth gave a basic overview of the steam engine at the start of a female-oriented demonstration held at Rollag's Western Minnesota Steam Threshers' Reunion last year. Vicki Gerdes/Tribune
All aboard! Steam Threshers Reunion opens Friday at Rollag
September 4, 2018 - 10:56am
December 30, 2017
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AgweekTV: Best of 2017 Holiday Special
December 30, 2017 - 8:30am
September 6, 2017
"Ladies of Steam" co-founders Nicole Wallace (left) and Jennifer Eden-Roth gave a basic overview of the steam engine at the start of a female-oriented demonstration held Saturday afternoon at Rollag. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
'Ladies of Steam': If steam is king at Rollag, these engineers are the queens
September 6, 2017 - 1:50pm
August 31, 2017
The big steam train loops around the Rollag grounds, giving free train rides to passengers making their way around the festival.
A 'steamy' way to spend your Labor Day weekend: Steam threshers reunion opens Friday at Rollag
August 31, 2017 - 11:00am
September 7, 2016
The big steam train loops around the Rollag grounds, giving free train rides to passengers making their way around the festival.
Rollag threshers reunite for a steamy weekend
September 7, 2016 - 10:25am
September 4, 2016
Tractor owner Mike Smasal talks with men inside the cab of The Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co. one hundred year old gas engine tractor as the restoration of it is finished just prior to the 2016 show at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion this Labor Day weekend in Rollag.Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
13-ton tractor lives again. Renovation of 100-year-old behemoth a 'team effort'
September 4, 2016 - 5:00am
August 28, 2016
Rollag is known from its "rolling" exhibits, as well as live demonstrations of various jobs done the "old-school way".
A walk back through time
August 28, 2016 - 5:00am
September 17, 2014
Wind turbines can be seen southwest of Rollag, where landowners signed long-term leases to have the towers placed on their land. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Dave Wallis
Wind turbines near Rollag make some noise, but residents haven’t had much to shout about
September 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
September 3, 2014
The Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion has been an enormous, live-museum attraction right outside of Rollag since 1954. It not only brings in hundreds of old-time demonstrations and exhibits, but several thousands of people throughout the Labor Day weekend. Barns, livestock, outbuildings and busy little pioneer-style villages are spread throughout the 210 acres. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam
Steam Threshers Reunion: Taking a step back in time
September 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 23, 2014
A 'live museum' is what Rollag is referred to, as 99 percent of the displays there are rolling. FILE PHOTO
Steam Threshers Reunion coming up
August 23, 2014 - 8:30am
May 27, 2014
One arrested after large underage gravel pit party near Rollag
May 27, 2014 - 8:41am
December 21, 2013
This red-tailed hawk allowed construction worker Jim Johnson to get unusually close to his perch on a Rollag house. Photo courtesy of Jim Johnson
Unusual encounter: Man gets close to hawk near Rollag
December 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
September 3, 2013
A young girl was driving this antique tractor down tractor row. NATHAN BOWE/DL NEWSPAPERS
There’s just something about Rollag
September 3, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 28, 2013
Simon and Murphy Osten kept a watchful eye on their dad Andrew's 1/3-scale Case steam engine during the Aug. 10 Looney Daze festivities in Vergas; the engine was used to power the custom-built hot dog maker of Darrell Dey (at top of photo). Both Osten and Dey will be part of this weekend's Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion, which runs Friday through Monday in Rollag. VICKI GERDES/DL NEWSPAPERS
Steam Threshers Reunion now in 60th year
August 28, 2013 - 12:09pm