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Ox Cart Replica

June 11th, 2012 | No Comments

A Red River ox cart replica was made by Gary Stracek. It is of the original size and design that was used by the teamsters that traveled from Pembina to St. Paul in the early years of the Minnesota Territory. It will be on display at the Todd County Fair at the Todd County Historical […]

Township Rocks

August 2nd, 2010 | No Comments

A new base graces the bottom of our flag pole outside the museum extension building at the Todd County Fairgrounds. It contains 28 rocks, one from each township in Todd county. Ron Wienhold, Gary Stracek, and Daiv Freeman (with the help of Samantha and Spencer) went to each township and gathered a stone form each. […]

Chemical Fire Engine

July 6th, 2010 | Comments Off on Chemical Fire Engine

This tank is called a chemical fire engine. It was manufactured by O.J. Childs Company, manufacturers of chemical fire apparatus in Utica, New York. This model was built prior to World War I. It was originally purchased by the Sauk Centre Fire Department and sold to the Elrosa Fire Department in Stearns County in 1920. […]