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Bringing back the good ol' days

Published: Monday, May 19, 2014 4:18 p.m. CST • Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014 4:21 p.m. CST
(BCR photo/Amelia Bystry)
Harold Steele (left) is shown with the event’s guest speaker Max Armstrong (center), who hosts the syndicated “Farm Progress America” and “Max Armstrong’s Midwest Digest” shows.

A steam-operated thresher is just one of several antique machines and pieces of equipment brought back into use during Saturday’s annual Spring Preview sponsored by the Bureau Valley Antique Club at the rural Dover home of Harold and the late Margie Steele. Among the demonstrations given during the event were old fashioned broom making, loom weaving, wood sawing, sheep shearing and treadle-powered wood cutting.

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