Simon and Murphy Osten kept a watchful eye on their dad Andrew's 1/3-scale Case steam engine during the Aug. 10 Looney Daze festivities in Vergas; the engine was used to power the custom-built hot dog maker of Darrell Dey (at top of photo). Both Osten and Dey will be part of this weekend's Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion, which runs Friday through Monday in Rollag. VICKI GERDES/DL NEWSPAPERS
Steam Threshers Reunion now in 60th year
This year, the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion at Rollag will honor Gaar Scott equipment, a brand that’s not common in this area — but one that helped launch the reunion in the first place.
It all started in 1940 when local thresher
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