Tuesday, July 17, 2012

2012 Will County Threshermen's Steam Show

The Will County Threshermen's Association is celebrating the 50th year of their annual Antique Tractor, Steam and Gas Engine Show from July 19-22, 2012 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dollinger Family Farm, located at 7502 E. Hansel Road in Channahon, Illinois.

The event features of many types of antique tractors, especially vintage steam engines.  The members conduct demonstrations during the show such as:
Wheat threshing, the process of seperating the wheat grain from the chaff:


Antique tractor parades:


Antique Tractors:

Plowing Demonstrations:


Saw Milling with Steam Engines:


and much more!

Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children 11 and under.

Show Schedule:

Thursday, July 19th
9:00 am Grounds Open
10:00 am Threshing
10:30 am Corn Shelling
12:00 pm NOON Whistle
1:30 pm Parade of Power
3:00 pm Threshing
3:15 pm Corn Shelling
6:00 pm Members & Exhibitors Appreciation Picnic

Friday, July 20th
9:00 am Ground Open
10:00 am Threshing
10:30 am Corn Shelling
12:00 pm NOON Whistle
12:00 pm Kids Games & Magic Show
1:30 pm Parade of Power
3:00 pm Harvesting - Field Demonstration
3:00 pm Threshing
3:15 pm Corn Shelling
3:30 pm Plowing with Steam Engines & Gas Tractors
5:00 pm Sweet Corn Steamed by Steam Engine

Saturday, July 21st
9:00 am Grounds Open
10:00 am Threshing
10:30 am Corn Shelling
10:30 am Gas Tractor Plowing
10:30 am Tractor Games
11:00 pm Kids Games & Magic Show
12:00 pm NOON Whistle
12:05 pm Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull
1:30 pm Parade of Power
2:30 pm History of Will Co. Threshermen
3:00 pm Harvesting - Field Demonstration
3:00 pm Threshing & Corn Shelling
3:00 pm Garden Tractor Pull
3:30 pm Plowing with Steam Engines & Gas Tractors
5:00 pm Sweet Corn Steamed by Steam Engine

Sunday, July 22nd
9:00 am Grounds Open
9:00 am Church Service
10:00 am Threshing
10:30 am Corn Shelling
10:30 am Antique Tractor Pull
11:00 pm Kids Games & Magic Show
12:00 pm NOON Whistle
12:05 pm Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull
1:00 pm Tractor Games
1:30 Parade of Power
3:00 pm Harvesting - Field Demonstration
3:00 pm Threshing
3:00 pm Corn Shelling
3:00 pm AntiqueTractor Pull
3:30 pm Plowing 

All Day, Every Day
Steam Powered Sawmill
Petting Zoo
Farm Playground
Steam Train Rides ($2.00 children and adults)
Flea Market
Country Gift Shop
Great food of all kinds
Steam Engines
Antique Farm Tractors
Stationary Engines
Antique Farm Equipment
Antique Cars and Trucks
Crafters