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Don't know what it is, but it's up for auction
20 November 2009 - 4:41pm
Walking down the aisles of auction items with Kris from Channel 13, the questions were rapid-fire.
What is this?
And what's that? Why would you have that at a theme park?
Between Safety Craig (whom I now call Auction Craig) and me, we could identify just about everything.
We knew this was an antique oxen yoke:
Why do we have an oxen yoke? Good question!
And we knew this antique was a sign. Double-sided, even.
And there are two flat-top trunks purchased long ago from a traveling circus. Unfortunately, a typo in an online article referred to it as a "circus truck." Not such a big deal till the Associated Press picked up the article and spread the word about our "circus truck" auction. Oops.
But not everything's an antique.
Here are some parking lot lights:
...and the ever-practical bumper boats:
And everyone's must-have gift this season.
If memory servers, this pig was part of the stage decorations for one season's country show.
And finally, the mystery item.
Definitely an antique, but that's all we know.
Perhaps a spinning wheel of some sort?
More photos are posted on our Facebook Fan Page.
Gates open at 8:30 am CT tomorrow morning, November 21. Hope to see you there!