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Old 08-26-2019, 08:38pm   #27
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Originally Posted by JRD77VET View Post
It's a long time tradition to blow the whistles at noontime to let all the folks know it's lunchtime.

This year, a ships horn was on site and it was LOUD. It's off a super tanker and has a 17" diaphragm.

Here's a video of folks milling about as the whistles blow at lunch. The steam building whistle starts it off and it's joined by the traction engines ( steam tractors) and the ships horn.

Lunch time at the 71st Threshermen's Reunion at Rough and Tumble - YouTube
Holy Hell that had to be loud. Kids had a blast at the last one we got them to.

I would like to have heard that ship horn in person.... just damn
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