Touch-A-Truck Event here in Charlotte
So, with today being Flag Day it was perfect timing to bring two of my trucks out on a road trip. The public library's are hosting those events nationwide. I snapped a few pictures. We had a Fire Truck, Charlotte Water camera truck, a Library Inter-Office delivery van, an All Electric City Bus, a Police Car, two Hunter Wrecker rotators, and there were a few others that I saw but couldn't get the opportunity to go visit.
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There were "young'uns" that ranged in age from a few months old to teenagers. Everyone was polite and surprisingly courteous too! Only had one of the older youngsters that started flipping switches while sitting in the drivers seat. I spent a lot of time lifting short people up into the truck or standing behind them to be sure they didn't slip.
Today was supposed to reach 101 today, so I was pretty thrilled when it rained really hard at about eight this morning. It stayed cool with an occasional sprinkle of rain until about ten. It stayed overcast and the temperature stayed below 80 until the end of the event.
We all know it didn't happen if there aren't any pictures, so here they are.
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Things I just have to say:
The swing attached to the cables on the Hunter Wrecker was a BIG HIT!
The CMUD Camera Truck with the Air Conditioned workspace was a big hit too!
The Big Green Trucks (Mk23 and M1089) were a big hit
Our police department guys had Badges (stickers) to hand out. Big hit with the kids.
Our fire department guys had Badges too. Theirs were bigger and more appealing
Coloring Sheets in the Library Van was a big hit too.
In the printing business - you would expect "that guy" to have had some stickers or a coloring page or two. Guess what? Nope. Never crossed my feeble mind... That won't happen again. Black and White pictures of the trucks I have will be ready for next time and some sort of stickers too!
I want to also draw special attention to the swing.
I will have one of those next time for sure!