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Half Century of Progress show

Postby Jason (IL) » Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:48 pm

The show is going on now in Rantoul IL. I've heard it is huge this year with people coming for all states. Saw some Florida and Texas folks in the day 1 tractor drive. Today they will drive 108 miles. Check it out below: I promise you won't go away dissapointed. They have people movers and encourage you to bring your carts. The Kinzee Big Blue is the feature this year. It is a Biannual event. Be there after school lets out today.


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Re: Half Century of Progress show

Postby cubbrian » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:02 pm

I was there on Friday and Saturday. This was the third show at Rantoul I have attended and there is no way to describe what all goes on. If you can only attend one show a year, this one is it. The next show won't be until 2013 though.

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Re: Half Century of Progress show

Postby John(videodoc) » Sat Sep 03, 2011 4:38 am

I was stationed there at Rantoul, guess they turned part of the base into the fairgrounds area. Some of it into a military school. Its on my list to attend one of these years.


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