Tractor parade draws twenty-plus entries
Something old, something new
July 22, 2021
A Royal tradition drew participants from across Nebraska to the Antelope County village over the weekend.
The annual Royal Tractor Parade, held July 17, included a lineup of vintage tractors, with a few modern pieces mixed in.
Organizer Gary Ober, of Royal, said the event has been a mainstay for at least 10 years. The idea took root after Ober took part in a ride at Yankton, South Dakota.
"We took part in the Tri-State Old Iron two-day ride. I just got the idea I ought to do that here," Ober said.
Since then, the parade has become part of the yearly Royal community celebration, held the thi...