Two black-and-white negative photographs featuring plowing match contestants, on October 9, 1969.
W9 B5 282a was published in the Rodney Mercury on October 9, 1969, with the caption: "Husband and wife competitors from Rodney in Saturday's Elgin Plowing Match at Wallacetown, all of whom were successful, were Mr. and Mrs. Neil Gilchrist and Mr. and Mrs. Don Lyons. Both men were champions in their classes and their wives won first and third repectively, in the women's class."
Eleven black-and-white negative photographs featuring International Plowing Match, on October 4, 1979.
R13 S3 Sh6 B2 45c was published in the Rodney Mercury on October 4, 1978, with the caption: “Queen of the Furrow competition attracted about 35 young plowgirls form different counties around the province, but none from Elgin. Here they are seen being previewed on the Tented City streets, being pulled by a tractor driven by last year’s Queen before their competition Thursday.”
R13 S3 Sh6 B2 45d was published in the Rodney Mercury on October 4, 1978, with the caption: “Plowing with teams of horses did not attract as large a crowd as with antique tractors, but those who did watch plowmen direct their single-furrow plows and their fine teams marvelled at how well they turned furrows in straight lines.”
R13 S3 Sh6 B2 45e was published in the Rodney Mercury on October 4, 1978, with the caption: “Tented city streets were crowded during last week’s five-day International Plowing Match. With each street nearly a half mile long, thousands of spectators were in each of the six and cross streets. Both sides of each street were lined with displays, concessions, etc.”
R13 S3 Sh6 B2 45i was published in the Rodney Mercury on October 4, 1978, with the caption: ”Steam engines huffed, puffed and whistled, attracting quite a bit of interest as they powered various types of equipment, including a large water wheel, impeller pumps, etc. Here Ken Mistele looks at the Sawyer-Massey steam engine.”
R13 S3 Sh6 B3 45j was published in the Rodney Mercury on October 4, 1978, with the caption: “W. G. Thompson and Sons’ Hyland Seed tent had District Manager Don Somerville welcoming visitors John, Greg and Mrs. Purcell of Clachan. A sample of corn grown with Hyland seed was displayed in front of the tent. The company’s many other lines were displayed inside.”
Caption" Elgin County Polwing Match, Wallacetown. Husbands won champions in their class. Wives won 1st and 3rd in their class. Left to right: Neil Gilchrist, Sharon Gilchrist, Mr. & Mrs. Don Lyons". Published October 8, 1979.
Seven black-and-white negative photographs featuring the International Plowing Match, on October 4, 1973.
W9 B6 254b was published in the West Lorne Sun on October 4, 1973, with the caption: "Sharon Swain complete plowing her plot at the International while her fans watch in the background. Quite a crowd of locals were on hand to watch her compete in the Queen of the Furrows contest, including Mrs. Audrey Johnston, Mrs. Lynn Lashbrook, Manson Robins, Wilfred Johnston, Mrs. Margaret Robinson, Mrs. Robert Schnekenburger, Mrs. Leo Willie, Ray Lemon, and Cathy Corwall. Sharon's father, Ray is at the right. Her coach, Neil Gilchrist, is seen wiping his brow just to the right of the muffler. Reeve Douglas Todd, Donald M. McKillop and others were also present, but are not shown in the picture."
Two black-and-white negative photographs featuring the the Jamieson Brothers, on October 27, 1965.
R12 S1 Sh5 B1 197a was published in the Rodney Mercury on October 27, 1965, with the caption: "Don, Gary and Jack Jamieson, Argyle, stole the show at Saturday's Elgin Plowing Match at Iona Station. All three won prizes for their plowing capabilities. Here Don is shown holding a cheque as his prize. Gary won two silver trays from Eatons and Topnotch Feeds - the latter being away getting engraved. Jack won the Elgin Co-op trophy and the smart new trophy made available for the first time this year by Aldborough Township Council. However, he will have to win it three times to retain possesion."
Two black-and-white negative photographs featuring the Elgin International Plowing Match committee members, on April 5, 1984.
W9 B2 102 was published in the West Lorne Sun on April 5, 1983, with the caption: "Elgin International Plowing Match committee members posed at Friday night's dance in the International Club in front of the match's mascot "Elgie" which sits on a bicyclce, the pedals of which are turned via motor. In front are Director John Poole, Vice-Chairman Lorne Carroll and Warden Bud Marr. Standing beside Elgie is Chairman Ken Moneith."