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Threshing bee starts Thursday

A 1916 Frick engine is pictured at the 2016 Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee. This year's event opens Thursday and runs through Sunday,
A 1916 Frick engine is pictured at the 2016 Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee. This year's event opens Thursday and runs through Sunday,

The 61st Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee will take place Thursday, Aug. 10, through Sunday, Aug. 13, at the Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Road outside Sycamore.

The show will run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, with threshing, wagon rides and barrel train rides running from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to the event website, threshingbee.org. 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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