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Tour of Model A's rolls through Dixon

Published: Monday, May 5, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Blaine Eberhardt (left), 5, Jameson Beaugrand-Eberhardt, 4, and Skylar Beaugrand-Eberhardt, 3, and their mother, Heidi Beaugrand-Eberhardt, 42, all of Dixon, look through the windows of a Model A on Sunday at the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Bill Cummings, 64, of DeKalb waves while tour cordinator Russ Kothe, 72, of Rockton drives the lead Ford Model A in the convoy down Galena Avenue toward the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home. The tour consisted of about 20 Model A’s and two other classic cars. Only 13 Model A’s arrived at the boyhood home for various reasons, including some breakdowns.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Mitch Wilson, 19, from Chicago, and his grandfather, Earl Straley, 93, of Oregon, toured with the Rockford A’s Model A Club in Straley’s 1951 Ford truck. Straley was the oldest member on the tour and is one of the oldest in the club.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Model A’s lined both sides of Hennepin Avenue on Saturday in front of the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon. The Rockford A’s stopped at the home during their tour.

Blaine Eberhardt (left), 5, Jameson Beaugrand-Eberhardt, 4, and Skylar Beaugrand-Eberhardt, 3, and their mother, Heidi Beaugrand-Eberhardt, 42, all of Dixon, look through the windows of a Model A on Sunday at the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon.

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