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A 60-year tradition: Generations reflect on humble start of Cumming's steam engine parade
Bud Thomas
Bud Thomas helped rebuild the city’s steam engine and is a distant cousin of A.G. Thomas. - photo by Jim Dean
As the story goes, on July 4, 1957, A.G. “Glen” Thomas rode his steam engine around the (old) courthouse in Cumming to honor American veterans, and, with that, a tradition was born.