BANGOR, Maine — Trucks and vehicles of all sorts and sizes will be on display for kids and adults to see up close, sit in the driver’s seat and talk to truckers at the Touch-A-Truck Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Cole Land Transportation Museum, 405 Perry Road. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Camp CaPella, provider of recreational resources for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.
Public safety vehicles at the fair will include the mobile crime scene unit, a Maine state police crime scene truck, a Maine warden’s Truck, a highway safety truck and police and fire vehicles from Bangor, Brewer, Hampden, Veazie, Orrington and Holden.
Visitors can explore construction vehicles including an excavator, loader, small roller and quarry truck; forestry vehicles including a tree processor, a 40-foot bucket truck, a forest fire water truck and a Maine Forest Rangers HumVee; big rigs; and specialty vehicles including The Kool Bus, the Roaming Railroad, Snowcat, Submarine, three racing trucks, three “monster” trucks, an antique truck and a Bangor Hydro truck.
Food and snacks, a bounce house and much more will be available. Attendees also will have free access to the exhibits at the Cole Land Transportation Museum as part of the admission fee. Tickets for the Touch-A-Truck Fair are $5, $20 for families.
Touch-A-Truck sponsors include the Cole Land Transportation Museum, Maine Equipment and Party Rental, Chadwick-BaRoss Inc., Dysarts’ Restaurant, Eremita and Valley, The Lane Construction Corporation, N. H. Bragg and Gilman Electric.