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Gone Farmin’ Vintage Tractor Event Driving Into East Moline Thursday

November 10th, 2021
Gone Farmin' Vintage Tractor Event Driving Into East Moline Thursday

The 2021 Mecum Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier vintage tractor auction will be held at the brand new and incredibly modern Bend XPO venue on the Mississippi River in East Moline, Illinois, this Nov. 11-13. This action-packed auction event will feature 400 vintage tractors, 100 vintage trucks and 375 lots of Road Art available for on-site inspection and purchase. Currently, there are 17 private tractor collections consigned to the Fall Premier auction, and they include the makes of International, John Deere, Oliver, Allis-Chalmers, Ford and more. Among the featured tractors consigned to the auction... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 19th: Cars, Bikes, Tractors and MORE!

July 19th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 19th: Cars, Bikes, Tractors and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

2019 Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier Rolls into Davenport

November 5th, 2019
2019 Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier Rolls into Davenport

More than 600 vintage tractors, 2,000 signs and farm relics and 100 vintage trucks are set to cross the auction block at the Mississippi Valley Fair Center (2815 W Locust St. Davenport), Nov 6-9 at Mecum Auctions’ 2019 Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier. Headlining the Gone Farmin’ department’s first dedicated vintage-truck auction segment is an exceedingly rare 1926 Fordson Prototype (Lot K7) dubbed the first heavy-duty truck ever built by Ford. The Fordson exists as Ford’s first purpose-built and designed heavy-duty truck chassis, making it a significant and impressive piece of Ford history.... Read More

Gone Farmin’ Spring Classic Returns to the Quad Cities!

March 25th, 2019
Gone Farmin’ Spring Classic Returns to the Quad Cities!

The largest vintage-tractor auction company returns to the Quad Cities this week! Mecum Auctions’ 2019 Gone Farmin’ Spring Classic drives onto the Mississippi Valley Fair Center (2815 W Locust St. Davenport) this Thursday Mar 28 and will stick around through Saturday Mar 30. Offering an unparalleled array of vintage and collectible tractors is a uniquely Mecum trait. With a selection of hundreds of different tractors at each tractor auction, Mecum presents a range that includes machines produced from the 1800s to those produced in just the past decade. Sporting the red of International, the... Read More

The Gone Farmin’ Iowa Premier is Back!

November 5th, 2018
The Gone Farmin’ Iowa Premier is Back!

The largest vintage-tractor auction returns to the Quad Cities! Mecum Auctions’ Gone Farmin’ 2018 Iowa Premier takes place this Thursday Nov 8 through Saturday Nov 10 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport). With more than 500 vintage tractors and 800 signs and farm relics consigned from across the United States, there’s sure to be something for everyone! Here is this year’s auction schedule: Thursday Nov 8 10 a.m.                             Tractors 1 p.m.                               Engines 2 p.m.                ... Read More