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Old 10-15-2020, 11:23 AM
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great shots again

I do have a question about the last one though.... I`m sure there`s a language barrier or something, but... the Cockshutt next to the co-operative ass....?

Is that a Canadian thing we should know about...?
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Old 10-15-2020, 11:50 AM
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very cool pics!!!
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:28 PM
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Doc, what great collection of pics. Any idea what the gathering is about in the third shot? Must be an early rat rodder with the license plates all over the back of his Model A. Is the semi circle around the beef an auction or an exhibition?
Third shot: With the rail cars, it must be market day for your... hogs?

Semi circle: I see several kids among the animals and several women in the crowd. I'm guessing, 4H calf club.

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great shots again

I do have a question about the last one though.... I`m sure there`s a language barrier or something, but... the Cockshutt next to the co-operative ass....?

Is that a Canadian thing we should know about...?
Cockshutt was a Canadian farm equipment manufacturer and they clearly have an alliance with the local co-operative. This was common in the day. The next town might be aligned with a different manufacturer, and so on and so on and so on...



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Old 10-16-2020, 01:32 PM
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Yes it's a Canadian thing; Co-op would buy Cocksutt tractors and machinery, paint them rust coloured and sell them as 'Co-op's'.
And Dutch, because I've seen the twinkle in your eye every time you have trouble with the English language, I get the feeling that your language barrier is NOT formidable, ----- but it gives me a chuckle.
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