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92-year-old Hal Burns (2nd from right) shakes hands with Doug Roy, also pictured are Brian Wilson (far left) and Henry Dechant (far right). 
Burns was the pilot who flew this same aircraft when it was based in Iceland during the Second World War.

High-flying farm workshop project

These men went to great lengths to bring in and restore a 1943 Canso PBY-5A airplane

Many farmers have travelled long distances to bring back a unique restoration project to put in the workshop for the winter. But six men from Fairview, Alberta, may hold the record for having the most-difficult-to-retrieve farm shop project ever. They trekked all the way to Sitidgi Lake, Northwest Territories, to rescue an abandoned 1943 Canso […] Read more

The Chev in Dean’s workshop part way through the restoration process.

Old Chevy gets a new makeover

An on-farm restoration brings a rare 1955 Chevrolet back to life again

Dean Foote of Killarney, Manitoba, wrote to tell us about the 1955 Chevrolet barn-find truck he and his family recently restored. Here’s what he had to say. “When I found this truck, it had been stored in a garage for the past 20 years. The previous owner had thoughts of restoring it one day and […] Read more