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Tractor safety tips

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It’s important to practice proper safety procedures when operating any machinery, but especially large, heavy machinery, such as tractors. Pioneer Auto Show has a large variety of tractors on display, over 60 to be exact. All of the tractors are on display for viewing during business hours, but how do you properly handle one of these pieces of machinery? Here are a few safety tips to follow when operating a tractor on your own farm.

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American cars vs. foreign cars

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Whenever buying a car or looking at classic cars, the question always posed is “Is this an American or foreign made car?” There are numerous differences between American cars and foreign made cars and most people who prefer one won’t drive the other, and vice versa. While there are benefits to each one, as well as downfalls, the difference between the two are always worth noting. Here are a few of the differences that we have noted between American cars and foreign made cars.

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Learn How to Begin the Restoration Process on a Classic Car in Three Simple Steps

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Have you ever attended an old-fashioned car show and wished you could enter a classic car in it? Well, now you can! Starting the restoration process on a classic car can be simple, but there are a few factors to consider before jumping in.

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As Automobiles Expand, so do Travel Plans for many Summer Road Trips

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When automobiles were first created, only the wealthy families could afford them. Road trips were a high class privilege until after World War II when everyone was able to venture out and see the United States for themselves. The entire nation was every family’s dream to explore from coast to coast in their automobiles. Since then, road trips continue to be a symbol of freedom and adventure.

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Car maintenance tips for your summer travel

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We are well into the dog days of summer and the heat this year seems higher than most years. The heat can not only have an effect on you and your family, but it can also take its toll on your car and its ability to function. There are a few things you can do to help your car survive the high heat of this summer and ensure that it makes it through the summer to the fall. Here are a few tips of things you should do, especially right before a family road trip.

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Pet friendly family vacation tips

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Tis the season for family vacations and that includes Fido. He is part of the family after all, so why leave him home when you can bring him along for the ride. He likes a road trip as much as the rest of the family. There are some things that need to be done, however, prior to your road trip with Fido. Do some research into pet friendly areas that you can take your pet with you, such as hotels and entertainment venues. Lucky for you, Pioneer Auto Show is pet friendly and we’d love to have your family pet join you! Here are a few road trip tips to help you have a smooth pet friendly family vacation.

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"A man, a tractor and the wide open road"

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"A man, a tractor and the wide open road" Dewey Brooks and his promise that he kept for his Dad.

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Pioneer Auto Show launches new website

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The World Famous Pioneer Auto Show has launched a new website and is home to some neat features. The new, easier to navigate, website was launched in June and is jam packed with everything you will need to know about how to make the most of your trip to the Pioneer Auto Show.

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Enjoying a Tour of Western U.S.

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South Dakota Mail, Plankington, SD
September 1, 2005

The Mail Office acknowledges a most pleasant visit Tuesday morning, August 23rd with two visitors from Spain, who were stopping in Plankington on their way to and from a tour of the Western United States.

Nuria Barreda and Igor Cortazar, of Bilboa (a city of over 300,000) in the northern part of Spain, spent some time visiting with John and Susan Steele, as they made their way through four states, camping, mountain climbing, and seeing the sights of the “wild west”.

This is the second time Nuria has been to Plankington, having been a foreign exchange student, living with the Steeles for three months in 1996. For Igor this is his first time in the United States and, in fact, the first time he’s been out of his native country.

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Murdo in May Auction

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B. Mitchell Carlson and Roy Velander reporting
Old Cars Weekly
June 15, 2006

Pioneer Auto Museum presented its Murdo in May Collector Car Auction on May 20th in Murdo, SD of which 103 vehicles offered, 62 were declared sold. This represents a 60.2 percent selling rate.

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