Bloomfield 2020 Wrap-up:
While we didn't have the Craft Bazaar and Supper, we still held the quilt drawing. Congratulations to Kara Erikson from St. Joseph, who won the Quilt!
Bloomfield 2019 Wrap-up:
Congratulations to Sherri Chapman, Berryton, who won the Barn Quilt!
The Topeka Capital Journal was at the Fall Festival on Sunday. Evert Nelson did a really nice job of covering us: Meriden Fall Festival and Swap Meet
See our Facebook page for other pictures and videos from the 2019 Threshing Show and Fall Festival!
See our Facebook page for pictures and videos from the 2018 Threshing Show and Fall Festival!
See our Facebook page for pictures and videos from the 2017 Threshing Show and Fall Festival!
Did you see the October 2017 issue of Farm Collector Magazine? We made the cover!!!!
Click on the picture to go the story.
See our Facebook page for pictures and videos from the 2016 Threshing Show and Fall Festival!
Would you like to have your wedding or other party at our grounds? Please contact Jody Kirkwood at (785) 484-3713.
Our 2015 Summer Threshing Show was one of our biggest shows! The Fall Festival was terrific as well!
Our 2015 Tractor of the Year was Case. Please visit our Facebook page for pictures and details.
2015 Truck and Antique Tractor Pull results: Here
Our 2014 Summer Show and Fall Festival were both AWESOME!!!
We were thrilled to once again host the International Harvester Collectors. Please visit our Facebook page for pictures and details.
2013 Summer Show wrap-up:
Please see our Facebook page for pictures.
Our 36th Annual Threshing and Antique Tractor Show (2012) was great fun!
Pictures are up on our Facebook page, check us out there to upload your pics from the show.
Our 2011 Summer show was HOT but fun!
Here is some of the press we received:
In addition to the International Harvester Collector's hosting their meeting with us in July 2010, Ag Am in Kansas featured our summer
show on their daily program.
Welcome to Cottonwood Station, a reproduction living history of an early day Kansas town. Developed and maintained by the Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association (MAETA), established in 1977. Our purpose is to preserve, through living history, early farming techniques, the appreciation of antique engines, occupations and cultures in small towns and rural areas of early Kansas.
We are pleased to offer private tours of our grounds year-round. Please contact Merril Lovendahl at (785) 986-6469 for appointments and information.
If you would like to host an event on our grounds, please contact Jody Kirkwood at (785) 484-3713.
Meetings are at 7pm the 4th Sunday of every month (except December) in the General Store.
Please note: beginning in 2014, membership dues are going up to $20 for members age 12 and over.
If you are interested in membership, fill out our Membership Application and mail to: Meriden Threshers Association, 15034 Nemaha Road, Valley Falls, KS 66088.
The Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association is a non-profit entity under the 501(c)(3) statute.