Debbie Nivison, Wood County EC: Eli Nivison and grandfather Ron Davis restored this 1920 John Deere sulky plow. Eli won reserve champion in the Ag Mechanics contest at the 2016 Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show in Fort Worth.
Web Extra: Richard Bay, Hamilton County EC: Bay’s grandfather owned one of these 1949 Chris Craft Sportsman Sedans when he lived in Vermont. He sold it 31 years ago. When Bay retired, he sought to buy a boat similar to the one of his childhood. He found this one listed by a seller in Vermont. He bought it and had it shipped to Texas. While inspecting the boat, he found a registration card with his grandfather’s name on it! Bay named the boat Sweet Memories to honor his grandfather.
Web Extra: Sherry Willome, Bandera EC: Willome inherited a threadbare chair from her grandmother. It had been in storage since 1970. After restoration, it’s now a beautiful heirloom that she hopes her kids will want in their home.