1973- Graduate from agricultural college & start photographing New
York State tractor pulls.
Jan. 1974 - Attend first NTPA pull at Harrisburg, PA Farm Show with
my younger brother. The excitement and caliber of this pull sets me
on a course to attend and photograph as many NTPA sanctioned
pulls as I can.
1975 - Purchase my first new SLR(Single Lens Reflex) 35 mm camera.
1976 - NTPA's "the PULLER" editor, Steve Cole, invites me to submit
photos and stories. I have continued to this day to be a regular
Late '70's - A pulling stint with the Bob Hawk built 413 cubic inch
four cylinder alky engine in the MM-U "Py-eyed Canary".
Late 70's to early 80's - Served as Secreatry on the newly created
Great Lakes TPA (Southwest Ontario and Eastern Michigan) with
Warren Powers (Twin Creek owner / promoter) as Executive Director.
Also during this time, during the pulling season, I had a weekly five
minute radio program describing the weekly pulling scene.
1994 - We moved from the Northeast to Indiana for my ag career.
Further opened up opportunities to meet and serve many more pullers.
2006 - Last year utilizing 35 mm camera film. I have several album
fulls of negatives, stretching back to 1976, to serve your
pulling archive desires. Contact me for whom you're interested in.
2007 - Purchased all new Canon euipment : 8 megapixel (high
resolution) Digital camera body, 2 lenses that are Canon's
fastest (that's one way to make fast action & high quality
"as taken" images) & their most powerful flash (for proper night
My pulling photo career has seen me in New Hampshire, Vermont,
Quebec, Ontario, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan,
Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. "the PULLER" coverage has been
seen from all these except the early days of Quebec pulling (which
helped lay the ground work for today's highly enthusiastic
Ste. Hyacinthe pull.)