Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)


Youngsters from Cub Scout Pack 640 in Edgewood spent Saturday competing in the Pinewood Derby, a long-standing Cub Scout tradition.

The scouts craft blocks of wood into racing machines that depend on gravity for power. The cars, which can't weigh more than five ounces, are put on an inclined ramp and let loose. The first one down wins. The top three racers in each category bears, tigers and wolves will compete in the state Pinewood Derby next month. …

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