Pinewood power

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February 24, 2020 - 10:41 AM

Scout leader Andy Dunlap positions the race cars at the starting line of the aluminum track during Sunday's Pinewood Derby. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Dozens of area Cub Scouts made their way Sunday to Allen Community College for the Iola Cub Scout Troop 55’s annual Pinewood Derby.

Scouts were joined by several adults at the finish line, awaiting the next race.Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Twenty wooden race cars were given intricate paint schemes and cut down to size in an attempt be the fastest down the track, relying solely on gravity and the laws of physics.

Max Ebberts surveys the colorful entries, all shaped from blocks of pinewood.Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register
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