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Bakersfield Centennial parade, horse-drawn fire department hose wagon

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Horse-drawn fire department hose wagon from about 1907, in Bakersfield Centennial parade; seated at front of wagon, beside man wearing hat, is Robert Prenter, a Kern county Assemblyman during the late 1990s.The parade was on January 10.

Bakersfield Centennial parade, GET bus

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Golden Empire Transit (GET) bus, painted for the Bakersfield Centennial celebration, in parade. Secured to front of bus is a vintage bicycle from the era between 1870 and 1900.Parade was on January 10.

Bakersfield Centennial, parade float

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Bakersfield Centennial parade float, featuring an oversized chick, just turning the corner from 19th Street downtown.The parade was on January 10.

Bakersfield Centennial parade, Fire engine

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1920s fire engine, in Bakersfield Centennial parade; fire-extinguisher cylinders visible on side of vehicle.The parade was on January 10.

Bakersfield Centennial parade, 1926 Ford Roadster

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Vintage automobile being driven in parade; nameplate on side of vehicle identifies it as 1926 Ford Roadster, owned by George and Myrtle McNeal; picture taken near 19th and L Streets downtown.Parade was on January 10.

Bakersfield Centennial parade, 1910 EMF automobile

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Shows a 1910 EMF automobile being driven in the Bakersfield Centennial parade downtown; driver and passengers wear period clothes.The parade was on January 10.

Bakersfield Centennial Parade, 1904 Rambler

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1904 Rambler being driven in Bakersfield Centennial parade; driver and passengers wearing period clothing.The parade was on January 10.

Bakersfield Centennial, beginning of parade

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Two children in period costume hold up banner which reads "A Moment in Time, Bakersfield Centennial 1898-1998, Celebrating 100 years of the people, culture, and history of Bakersfield." They are followed by a U.S. Marine Corps color guard.The paradeā€¦