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Orin "Doc" Olson stands hear his finally-finished car. He began working on it in 1991 and finished this July. It will be featured at Sunday's Summer Cruze on Main, which will run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Photo by Gretta Stark)

After 22 years of work, this car is finally 'Cruze-In' ready

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Orin "Doc" Olson was helping a friend check out a vehicle for sale in Menomonie when he saw the rusty frame of a 1930 Ford two-door sedan sticking out from a pile of junk in the seller's barn.


"When I was walking through this barn, there was stuff this high," Olson said, holding his hand several feet above the ground, "and the front of (the car's) axle was sticking out in the walkway. Otherwise I'd have never seen that car."

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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