The 2008 Gas & Steam Engine Show. Photo courtesy of BACC. ----------
The Belltown Antique Car Club’s 35th Annual Gas & Steam Engine Show is coming up this Sunday April 26.
The club is holding its 35th Annual Gas & Steam Engine Show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the former Fireman’s Grounds, on Rt. 16/Salmon River State Forest (across from the covered bridge), in East Hampton.
Admission is $3. Children under 12, accompanied by an adult, admitted free.
On display will be many fine examples of the engines that powered early sawmills, lathes, farm equipment and even washing machines.
2008 Gas & Steam Engine Show. Photo courtesy of BACC.
There will also be an exhibit of farm tractors and equipment, and a flea market selling engine parts, engines and other items.
Many of the machines in the show have been lovingly restored and will be running throughout the afternoon.
Trophies will be awarded to the finest examples of these engines. Judging will be from noon to 3, with trophies awarded shortly after 3 p.m.
Food will be sold at the field.
Annual Gas & Steam Engine Show 2008. Photo courtesy of BACC.
For more information about this and other upcoming BACC-sponsored events, please visit the club’s website at www.belltownantiquecarclub.org
(Note: please no bicycles or pets.)
Posted April 23, 2009