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@ Chaplin’s Centennial

Clint Miller and his dad, William, led other members of the Miller family in a horse-drawn float in the Chaplin, Sask., parade to mark the community’s centennial in 2012.

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Prairie Snow Plane

An old snow plane is displayed at the museum in Mossbank, Sask., south of Moose Jaw. This relic once played an important role in prairie winter transportation for folks.

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@ Melfort, Sask.

Magnificent draught horses pulling a people-mover wagon during a hometown parade in Melfort, Saskatchewan.

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1929 Chevy

Barry Churchman of Rosetown, Sask., takes pride in driving his 1929 Chev. It cost $695 new and was the cheapest model that year.

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@ the Farm Progress show

Louis Szalai (left) of Stockholm, Sask., and John Wilson of Dubuc, Sask., admired this antique farm truck on display at the annual Farm Progress Show in Regina.

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