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The Fair at New Boston (TM) Springfield, Ohio
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The education day was a great success!

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Vickie Young and Patrick (P.M.) Cunningham of Madison, Indiana

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Mr. Cunningham works on a kidney canteen, repairing holes for a re-enactor whose leaky canteen had pinholes in the bottom. Although Mr. Cunningham did not manufacture it, he happily repaired it, without charge, for the fairgoer.
 
In the foreground, a fire pot is hot and lets out smoke, keeping the solder at the tinner's ready. This photo is the result of a much-watched process...so much so, that children were promised a photo of it on the internet so they could see the finished product. To the right of the fire pot is a small pierced lantern.

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