Quimby, Iowa, celebrates 125 years

1 Jul

Eugene “Pee Wee” Ferris, Washta, drives his 1930 D John Deere tractor in the Quimby, Iowa, 125th anniversary parade, Saturday, June 30, 2012, as residents and guests celebrate. The McDermott’s Family Shows carnival set up in the downtown area. Quimby began on October 3, 1887, after being founded in late August of 1887 with the name Wendall. The town later renamed the community to Quimby. (photo by Jerry Mennenga©)

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