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The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Aug. 18, 1993

25 Years Ago

Pontiac Steam and Gas Association annual show is a success: Organizers are calling this year’s annual steam show, held at Riverview North farm, a success.
Allison Corrigan, secretary of the Pontiac Steam and Gas Association said they will likely turn over a small profit.
Mr. Corrigan said the antique tractor pull was one of the more popular events of this year’s show.
Willard Clarke featured his threshing mill at the Pontiac Steam and Gas Association Show with his 1907 Sawyer and Massey steam traction engine. Mr. Willard has owned the engine for about 20 years and said it can do anything that involves belt work.
The farm toy show also drew big crowds.
“The toys seemed to go over pretty good,” he said. “Every time I looked over, there was a crowd around (the display).”

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