Stephenson County Antique Engine Club To Host 49th Annual Threshing and Antique Show

Freeport, Illinois — The Stephenson County Antique Engine Club will host the 49th annual Threshing and Antique Show on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 3, 4 & 5, 2018 at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds, Freeport, IL  61032.

Gates open at 7:00 a.m and the cost of admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years of age. A season pass is just $15.00. A parade is held each day at 1:00 p.m in front of the grand stand.

Things to See
  • Operating Threshing Machines
  • Operating Steam Traction Engines
  • Antique Tractors
  • Operating Sawmill
  • Blacksmith Shop
  • Stationary Gasoline Engines
  • Farm Machinery
  • Antique Cars and Trucks
  • Stave Mill
  • Large Display Building
  • Flea Market
Events
Parade Daily: 1pm
Antique Tractor Pull Saturday, 10:00am – evening
Nondenominational Church Service Sunday, 8:30am

Featured this year is Rumley Tractors and Equipment with feature for gasoline alley: Any Make Side Shaft Engines. There will be a flea market, tractor pulls, blacksmith shop, saw mill and many other antique displays.

Camping Available

Call Sarah DeHahn for details: 815-275-3556 Campers who are neither members, vendors, nor exhibitors will be charged admission at the gate.

Also, During the Show (Saturday and Sunday Only)

The steam train will be running on the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad.

The Silver Creek Museum and Cooper Corliss Engine will be open for business.

For Railroad and Museum times and fares consult the schedule.

Any one wishing further information can call the Engine Club at 815-235-2198 or Kay at 815-235-7329 or the Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-369-2955.

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