The STEPHENSON COUNTY ANTIQUE ENGINE CLUB, Inc. Home of the STOVER Line.
proudly presents the 40th Annual OLD-FASHIONED THRESHING SHOW and ANTIQUE DISPLAY ( aka the Freeport Show )
NEW SHOW DATES
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Sept. 18,19 & 20 2009
Show feature this year: Horses and Horse-powered Equipment including a 12-HORSE SWEEP Powered Case Thresher
, and Treadmill powered dragsaw and baler. contact: Ruth Yeoman (815)-297-4022 or Spencer Yeoman (815)-297-3866
Featured Engine this year: Rawleigh & Rawleigh Schryer
contact: Rich Brubaker (815)-362-2015 or Michael McCracken (419)-468-3544 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Large & Small Steam Engines in operation
, plus over 300 gas tractors. Belt driven dynamometer, Sawmill, Barrel Stave Mill, Shingle Mill, Flour Mill, Blacksmith Shop
all running daily. Threshing with Steam Engines and gas tractors. Gas Engines, farm machinery, Antique Cars and Trucks and Fire Engines
including several Henney and Stephens cars built here in Freeport.
Large display building(s) filled with vintage home furnishings, antiques, crafts, old time music, and farm miniatures.
Daily Parade at 1:00 P.M.
Midwest Championship Antique Tractor Pull
with upwards of 170 tractors competing using 2 mechanical sleds Friday night @ 6P.M. and Saturday @ 4P.M. contact: Larry Cornelius @ (815)-864-2821
Farmer's Hitch Class HORSE PULL
Saturday 1/2 hour after tractor pulls finish. contact: Mike McNames (815)-232-2209 or Spencer Yeoman (815)-297-3866
SILVER CREEK & STEPHENSON RAILROAD
using HEISLER logging Locomotive
offering 4 mile train rides Adults $6.00 Children under 12 $3.00
CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT
at the Railroad Complex.
across from the Railroad featuring 40 rooms of displays of local history including farming, businesses, railroad, etc. $3.00 admission, Children under 12 free.
120 Ton COOPER-CORLESS Stationary STEAM ENGINE
with 26 foot 60 Ton Flywheel
in operation daily behind the Museum building.
Breakfast 7-9:30 A.M. Noon Meal 11 A.M.-1 P.M. plus Food Stands at several locations.
Sunday Church Service
Non-denominational Service at 8:30 A.M.
contact: Ed Keech at (815)-947-3779
Restrooms, Showers, and porta-pots on the show grounds.
For more information call:
(815)-232-2306 or (815)-235-7329 or during the week of the show
(815)-235-2198 at the show grounds. Freeport/Stephenson County CVB
1-800-369-2955 Clubs mailing address
: 2954 S. Walnut Rd., Freeport, IL 61032 website www.thefreeportshow.com
Admission $6.00 Adults, Children under 12 $3.00, Season Pass $15.00 Memberships $20.00/year
Several Motels and Hotels
in the area, contact the club or the CVB
for more info on them.
See Ya There !
There are 7 Stakkers attending this event: