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“In the mid-1970’s, TJ Bevin’s a self-employed entrepreneur from Wellsville, Kansas got the grand idea to assemble a traveling collections of engines of the “HEY DAY” of the American Industrial Age. His plan was to assemble the collection in an 18-wheeler trailer as a rolling show, and tour the country with his wife. They planned to stop and showcase their collection at county and state fairs, carnivals and conventions. Paying for their travels with the proceeds earned from charging admission to tour the collection and cover their cost of travel and living.”
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