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Threshing bee starts Thursday

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 9:37 p.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 2:24 p.m. CST

SYCAMORE – The 58th Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Road outside Sycamore.

The show will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with threshing, wagon rides and barrel train rides running from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the event website, threshingbee.org, and buildings open at 8:30 a.m.. Visitors can see a 1900 Sandwich stationary wire-tie baler bale straw, wheat grinding, and more than 275 sizes and types of gas engines. There will be a parade of steam engines, tractors, cars and other antique machines at 1:30 p.m. daily.

Admission is $7, with children ages 12 and younger free. On Thursday, admission for senior citizens is $4.

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