, originally the Eastern States Exposition, was our destination today. The antique tractor starts the pictures off because it relates to the fair's original purpose and because it has four wheels and is brightly colored, just like Mr. Toad.
We hadn't been there for somewhere between 5 and 10 years. It hasn't changed much, a bit more tacky perhaps. The Maine Building still has baked potatoes; Rhode Island, clam cakes; Vermont, maple sugar; and Connecticut, nothing.
The Sam Adams beer garden.
Amid all the food booths, there are still some agriculture-related events. We dropped by the horse pull for a while. We think the announcer said that the winning team pulled 13,500 pounds 10 feet and a few inches.