Lind Combine Demolition Derby
LIND, Wash. - The Lind Combine Demolition Derby is getting ready for the 2010 Derby where Combines will the smash the heck out of each other. The Derby was the brainchild of Bill Loomis, a farmer in Lind who decided it was time to spice up the yearly Rodeo.
In 1988, Loomis and the town of Lind invented their own Combine Demolition Derby which is now the town's biggest yearly money maker. What started out as a crowd of twelve hundred people and just twelve combines now packs in more than five thousand people and sometimes twenty five combines in early June. But this year, Loomis won't be there to see the action, he passed away last October.
This year the Derby is set for Saturday June, 12, 2010. Lind, WA is 12 miles South of Ritzville on Highway 395.
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