Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - Sunday, August 11, 2019

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Daily Schedule of Events

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breakfast served

8:00 AM – Sunday only
Church Service in the Malsch Building

9:00 AM
National Anthem and Flag-Raising

10:00 AM
Safety Meeting for ALL Engineers, Tractor and Equipment Operators and Engine Exhibitors.

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Threshing using Steam Engines and Gas Tractors.
Sawmill in operation sawing logs into lumber using Steam Power.
Shingle Mill next to the Sawmill.
Baling Straw using Club’s 1900 Sandwich stationary wire-tie baler
Silo filling
Barrel Train Rides around the grounds for kids of all ages.
Mule Team and wagon giving rides around the Showgrounds
Grinding wheat
Flink Fan driven by Steam Engines and Tractors to test operation at load.
Pony Brake to test horsepower
Music being played at the Announcer’s Stand
Plowing using Steam Engines and Tractors in the field south of the Grounds.
Large Gas Engine display- Over 275 of various sizes and types.
Operators and Engineers will Gladly Answer Questions!

12:00 Noon
Whistles – Time out for lunch.
Food served at Fay’s Fabulous Pork Chop and Chicken Barbecue and other Food Vendors located throughout the grounds.
Fay’s serves all afternoon until 6:00PM

1:30 PM
Parade of old Steam Engines, Tractors, Cars and other antique machines
Other Attractions running all day, every day:
The big Vilter Tandem-Compund Corliss Stationary Steam Engine in operation in the Founders Building
Club Secretary – Membership Registration, Show Buttons and more. Club hats and Shirts are also available in the Engine building.
Rope making for the Kids
Bake Sale, Club Merchndise, White Elephant Sale, Raffle in the Founders Building
Music, Old cars, old time country store, living room and kitchen sets, Farm Toy Show and much more in The John Maslch building.
Petting Zoo in the FFA Building
Flea Market

The Taylor Marshall Farm,
27707 Lukens Road
Sycamore, Illinois 60178

Admission $7.00, Children under – 12 – Free. Thursday Senior Citizens $5.00
Map of Showgrounds-Click Here