Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee August 9th-12th.
Location: 27707 Lukens Rd, Sycamore, IL 60178
Daily Schedule of Events (subject to change)
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
8:00 AM – Sunday only
Church Service in the Malsch Building
National Anthem and Flag-Raising
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
Barrel Train Rides around the grounds for kids of all ages.
Mule Team and wagon giving rides around the Showgrounds
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!
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
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
The Bee always starts the 2nd Thursday in August.