The usually tidy interior of the Grand Victorian in Sycamore was a mass of cobwebs and plastic spiders on Friday, Oct. 17, as the retirement center celebrated its first Halloween Boo Bash for the community.

Club members bought the 20-horsepower traction engine in 2003 for about $20,000. Stevens, 54, of Sycamore, spent at least 12 hours a week for the past two years restoring the engine with custom parts before it was ready for its show debut.