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HI I WAS TALKING AT WORK AND SOME GUYS TOLD ME THAT THERE IS A THRESHING MACHINE IN COLLINWOOD LAKE. FARM MACHINERY IN MUD LAKE BY WATKINS. 2 MODEL T'S IN WASHINGTON. JUST WONDERING IF ANY BODY ELSE KNOWS WHAT MIGHT BE IN SOME OF THE LOCAL LAKES. KIND OF NEAT TO FIND OUT SOME OF THIS THANKS

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I've been up and down Collinwood and have never graphed or snagged on anything such as a threshing machine. Maybe some old wives tales? The stories you hear about "whats down there" get pretty humorous at times. I think when the fish aren't biting people's mind get real creative. wink.gif

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lake marion contains one of my padlocks from my old fish house, a couple knives and multi-tools, a flashlight and a friends wedding ring!!!

seriously though, I've heard there was a train in winsted lake.

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Those stories are always funny. I remember hearing there was an old combine in Silver Lake. I suppose it was a "Gleaner", hence the lake name?

Never graphed anything on Winsted or Collinwood. But who knows? How many years went by before they found that airplane in Green lake?

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Humminbird SI will be the proof!

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Check out the Luce Line Winsted page and you will find this:

(it is still in there)

By Tuesday, Oct. 27, the new track was complete and freight service was resumed. Workers continued to labor, dismantling the trestle and removing much of the wreckage with the exception of a wooden "Soo Line" boxcar and a few of the freight car wheels and tracks, which still remain in the lake to this day.

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I remember as a kid talking with a old timer and he said the same thing about the threasher. Dont know if its true are not though. One time back in the early 90's on collinwood me and my buddy chopped a spear hole in 6fow and there was a 1987 twins world series bumper sticker on a car that had been in there a while. Talk about weird. The dnr ended up pulling it out.

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did they pull the car out or did they just get the sticker? grin.gif

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thats crazy stuff.

Silver Lake has a ton of farm equipment in it.

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