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Town Will Fix Lincoln Wagon

Mon, 03 Feb 2014 07:47:48 CST
By: AP

Town Will Fix Lincoln Wagon A record-holding covered wagon will undergo repairs after being damaged by strong winds last week in Lincoln. The Guinness Book of World Records recognizes the 40-foot-long, 12-foot-wide, 10,000-pound wagon as the world's largest. It was hand-built of Illinois oak and steel in 2001 by Pawnee resident David Bentley, and bought in 2007 by the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County. It sits near a hotel in Lincoln, and has become quite the tourist attraction, with it's 12-foot fiberglass Abraham Lincoln sitting on the wagon seat.
The wagon suffered damate when it was hit by winds estimated at about 50 miles per hour January 26th. One wheel was destroyed, another broken.     

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