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Antique Tractor and Engine Show

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Jamie Zilles of Fremont watches as a competitor in the 5,500-pound weight class passes during the antique tractor and engine show Sunday in Gibsonburg, Ohio, sponsored by the Sandusky County Restorers of Antique Power Inc. Mr. Zilles smoothes the tractor pull path after each competitor.

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Ken Jahns of Fremont and his granddaughter, Emma Jahns, 14, help visitors make ropes. SCRAP puts on the event to show the community what living on a farm is really like, including such activities as plowing with horses, making ketchup, and shredding corn.

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The Wright Family band plays under the tent at Sunday’s event in Gibsonburg.

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Ken Jahns of Fremont, ties a handle onto a just-made rope.

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Members of the Lenke family of Oak Harbor watch as Madelyn Lenke, 6, near the three hooks, makes a rope. Pictured are, from left: Madelyn's brother Seth Lenke, 8, dad Matt, mom Brandy, grandma Sandy Lenke, and sister Kayleigh, 3.

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Brandy Lenke, left, and her husband Matt, center, watch as their daughter Madelyn makes a rope. At left grandma Sandy Lenke holds Madelyn's sister Kayleigh, 3.

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Don Fleming of Castalia, left, and Paul Bousquet of Fremont discuss a broken belt on a lathe.

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Pat, left, and Dick Henney of Bellevue, volunteer at the tractor pull. They check the weight and, at right, Dick checks the height of the draw bar for each tractor after it has participated in a run.

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Nicholas Cramer, 8, left, watches as Matthew Black, 10, drums to accompany the Wright Family band as they play music under the tent. They both live in Helena, Ohio.

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Greg Futrell of Arcadia, Ohio, operates the Pumpkin Vine Rail Road for children at the fair.

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