Educational and Informative Resources
Nichols and Shepard Steam Engine
Working on a Steam Engine at Sycamore Steam Show

FAQ about the Steam Show

Can I bring my Golf Cart? No. Golf carts and other off road vehicles are not allowed.  Single person handicapped wheelchairs and scooters are welcomed!

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The Green Team

Originally written by Dan Kocher for the 60th Anniversary Show Brochure. In 2007, the Board of Directors initianted a youth outreach program directed towards our

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Gas Tractor Display at Sycamore Steam Show

Gas Tractor Display

Originally written by Bruce Johnson and published in the 60th anniversary show program. Over the past few years, the tractor display area has grown to

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The Kewanee Stationary Boiler

The Kewanee Stationary Boiler powers the Vilter engine and other Stationary equipment at the show grounds. Specifications Manufacturer:    Kewanee Boiler Company,  Kewanee, Illinois.Year Built:         1952Built

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Corliss Valves

The Corliss valve is an American designed semi rotary valve which can be opened and closed very quickly and allows steam into the cylinder without

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Vilter Tandem-Compound Corliss Steam Engine and Ammonia Compressor

The Vilter Tandem-Compound Corliss Steam Engine & Ammonia Compressor

The Vilter Engine Number 619231 Manufacturer:            The Vilter Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, WisconsinYear Built:                 1920Built for:                    United States Glue Company, Carrollville, WisconsinPurpose:                    Refrigeration Plant Engine:    Engine

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