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Soup Box Derby '07

Langley has had a Soup Box Derby for years. It began 30 years or so ago, sponsored by the Soup Kitchen. Then for a number of years it wasn't allowed for liability reasons, etc., and now, for the past few years its back. A fun town event!

Gary Piper and his outhouse entry. When he rolls down the hill the outhouse swerves back and forth looking like it will dump Gary at any moment.

Some fancy derby entries and costumes

The finish line, with one crash this year when braking caused a swerve and wreck

Ed in his chubby checker jacket. Brad says when Ed gets his winter weight gain the jacket will be the indicator.