Featuring York Co Manufactured items, including Sheppard Diesel Tractors, A.B. Farquhar Steam Engines and Flinchbaugh and Capitol Gas Engines.and small and large accessory equipment For 2017, and Friday September 29 and yearly membership fee is changed to $10

Fun Tractor Pulls
Tractor Pulls For 2017 antique tractor pulls are held as part of the fall Steam-O-Rama. This year the pull will be held starting at 6:00 P.M. Friday September 29 weigh in begins at 3:00. Tractors must be manufactured by 1960 or older. A full set of pull rules can be obtained at the link below. Hook fees apply and a yearly membership fee of $8.00 will be charged to non members. Juvenile pullers are allowed, accompanied by a parent or guardian. The Society reserves the right to eject any puller for unsportsmanlike conduct, use of alcohol or drugs, dangerous behavior or unsafe behavior. The ruling of the event chairpersons takes precedence over all others. All interested persons are invited to participate.

 Tractor Pull Rules


Garden Tractor Pulls
Garden Tractor Pulls for fall 2017 is open to anyone interested. This year the pull is Saturday September 30th with the weigh in at 8:00 A.M. and the pull starting at 10:00. Ribbons will be awarded to the winners of each class. For details, rules and fees contact Bob Ansell at 717-471-9598 or visit: http://rudedogtractorpullers.webs.com/

Steam Engine Hill Climbs
Steam Engine Hill Climbs The Steam Traction Engine was the first farm machinery to present multiple horse power at both the drawbar and the belt pulley. To see them still working today is a testament to good old Yankee Ingenuity. Steam-O-Rama annually attracts between 18 and 25 working Seam Engines. All are inspected by the state for boiler safety and their operators have attended steam school classes.

There are several organized steam events at Steam-O-Rama. The first is the Steam Engine Pull beginning at 6:00pm on Saturday, September 30, followed by a sparks show after dark. Bring your lawn chairs to the track area for an evening of quiet tractors (except the whistles).

The Steam Engine Hill Climb was an idea used in advertising by the J I Case Mfg Co. They pictured a Case Steam Engine conquering a 45 degree incline. Steam-O-Rama hill climb is a 55 degree hill and the engines only go UP the hill. You will not see Steam Engines going down an incline front first, as that removes water from the crown sheet and can cause overheating and is very dangerous. Steam Engines are also belted to the Sawmill, the Thresh machine and the Baker Fan to make them work and demonstrate their power.


Engine Area
Engine Area For the engine enthusiast, there is a large area of gas engine displays that also includes working machinery belted to many engines, a working shingle mill demonstration, always several corn shellers and water rams, and a large building with huge gas engines on permanent display. In addition, there is a turn-of-the-century wood working shop with equipment run off a jack shaft and daily demonstrations. The shop sells a selection of lawn ornaments and doll furniture made right there. Engine exhibitors can register their equipment at the engine registration building adjacent to the area. For more information you can call Russ Hoffman at (717) -891-5827 or email to russ180@verizon.net.




Flea Market (spaces still available)
Flea Market Traditionally, our flea market attracts over 80 vendors to an area in the very heart of our showgrounds. You will find almost everything there from handmade brooms and cedar baskets, to antique tools, glassware, and of course tractor parts. Crafts and kitchenware occupy equal space with garden supplies and old farm related literature. There is truly something for everyone in our flea market.

More information about our Flea Market



Kids' Activities
Kids' Activities Steam-o-Rama is a family friendly environment with plenty of fun for everyone. The kids will love the antique kiddie carousel and Tom Thumb Train. A little carnival atmosphere for the kids, without the big carnival prices. Both rides are operated daily for the kids and a few brave adults. In addition, there are Pedal tractor pulls on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Games and activities are available for all kids and are sponsored by the Eastern York Area Rec Comm. with prizes for all kids present after the pulls are over. In the barn is a miniature circus setup with the big top and all the accessories. Kids are always free at Steam-O-Rama.



Steam Engine - On Teeter Totter Steam Engine Games - Tug of War Steam Engine Game - Obstacle Course Horse Pulling Horse Pulling Helicopter Rides Helicopter Rides - View Threashing



Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 28 - FREE ADMISSION TO EVERYONE!!!
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM - "Tall in the Saddle Band"
Friday, September 29.
ADMISSION: $5 per person
FREE ADMISSION to: Members, Vendors and Children under 12
3:00 PM - Fun Tractor Pull Weigh-In
6:00 PM - Fun Tractor Pull
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM - "LongRyde"
Saturday, September 30.
ADMISSION: $5 per person
FREE ADMISSION to: Members, Vendors and Children under 12
8:30 AM - Garden Tractor Pull Weigh-In
11:00 AM - Garden Tractor Pull
12:00 PM - Pedal Pulls
1:00 PM - Competitive Horse Pulling
1:00 PM - "Cashers' Flat"
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM - "Iron Ridge" 6:00 PM - Steam Engine Games & Pull
Sunday, October 1st.
ADMISSION: $5 per person
FREE ADMISSION to: Members, Vendors and Children under 12
9:30 AM - Community Church Service
12:00 PM - Pedal Pulls
12:30 PM - "Emigsville Band"
3:00 PM - Country Auction
4:00 PM - Raffle Drawing:
               1st Prize - 1948 IH Cub with Blade
               2nd Prize - 1 HP IHC Gas Engine on truck
               3rd Prize - Handmade Quilt
               4th to 10th prizes - TBA












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