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Timeless equipment galore at Franklin Grove festival

Published: Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Wesley Scott (left) of Ashton and Dave Coers of Nachusa toss pitchforks of wheat into a thresher Saturday afternoon during a demonstration of the machine at the Living History Antique Equipment show in Franklin Grove.
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Delbert Schafer of Franklin Grove oversees a wheat threshing demonstration Saturday afternoon at the Living History Antique Equipment show, part of the 35th annual Harvest Festival in Franklin Grove.
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Russell Roland of DeKalb works on firing up a 1.5-hp engine Saturday afternoon. The engines, along with antique tractors and other tools, were on display over the weekend at the Living History Antique Equipment show in Franklin Grove.
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George Baisz of Downers Grove oils up a model engine at the Living History Antique Equipment show Saturday afternoon in Franklin Grove.
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Gene Clayton of Amboy parks his 1962 John Deere 4010 tractor after driving it through the a parade on the grounds of the Living History Antique Equipment show in Franklin Grove.

Wesley Scott (left) of Ashton and Dave Coers of Nachusa toss pitchforks of wheat into a thresher Saturday afternoon during a demonstration of the machine at the Living History Antique Equipment show in Franklin Grove.

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