Truck & Tractor Show

Jul 21 - Jul 22 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

From the groundbreakers of America’s farm industry to the big rigs that created the long haul, this event is about massive machines on a mission!

• Touch-A-Truck • Open Air Cafe • Midday Horn Blow •
• Model T Rides • Guided Tours • Kids Activities •
• Exhibitor Car & Truck Show •


TICKETS

Adult Rate: $18—Sign up as a member today for free admission!
Youth Rate: Free (18 yrs old & under)
Member Rate: Free


WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Time(s)
Activity
Info
9-5:00 pm Museum Open Including exhibits, library, archives & store!
9-3:00 pm Exhibitor Vehicle Show Join hundreds of fellow enthusiasts who drive in with their pre-1998 vehicle to exhibit during the show to receive free admission for yourself and one passenger. Exhibitor Gates open at 8:00am.
9-3:00 pm The Hungry Pilot Café Check out their classic breakfast and lunch menu, featuring iconic American fare, from hot dogs to cheeseburgers, soft pretzels to ice cream! Accepts cash & cards.
9-3:00 pm Kids Activities Ideal for all young innovators and inventors - drop by for a hands-on, transportation-themed activity!
9-3:00 pm Touch-A-Truck Children can see, touch, explore & even honk the horns of their favorite trucks and emergency vehicles all day long!
9-3:00 pm Interactive Blind Spot Safety Demos As technology inside cars increases, drivers are faced with more distractions than ever before. Sponsored by the Pine Tree Chapter of AHTS, visitors of all ages can swing by this demo and jump into a big rig cab to learn what it really means to share the road with these gentle giants!
9-2:00 pm Model T Rides Enjoy a scenic ride around campus in the car acclaimed as the most influential of the 20th century!
10-2:00 pm **SATURDAY ONLY** Darling’s Ice Cream for a Cause Enjoy a nostalgic assortment of chilly confections from the company that has helped raise over $286,000 for more than 1,300 charities and causes in Maine!
11:00 am Guided Headlight Tour From bicycles to biplanes, explore must-see collection pieces and exhibits with one of our knowledgeable docents.
12:00 pm Annual OHTM Horn Blow Pretty much what it sounds like…
12:15 pm Antique Tractor Parade Come see and hear antique machinery in action as our farming-inclined exhibitors circle Runway 17! Bring back memories and share history with your family as you watch the parade!
12:30 pm **SATURDAY ONLY** Route 17 Ramblers Let the light-hearted tunes of this local band brighten your day and set the mood for the best truck show ever! A traditional country group, this quartet features music of all genres to get toes tapping and folks on their feet!
1:00 pm Open Flight Line Guests are invited to walk on to the grass runway and explore a selection of aircraft up close!
1:00 pm Iconic Engine Demos Ignite your imagination as our Auto Shop Crew fires up the iconic engines that started it all!
2:00 pm History Comes Alive Gather round as OHTM’s talented volunteer crew demonstrates rarely seen collection pieces from odd to obscure!

FEATURED VENDORS

The Daryl Gushee Collection - In honor of an industry legend, at least nine trucks from this extensive collection will be displayed by family members. Daryl was an avid and enthusiastic antique collector. His passion for old trucks, tractors, construction equipment, snowmobiles, automobilia, rusty iron and whatever else he discovered had to be dragged home.

The Mahan Collection Foundation - An organization focused on the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of antique and historic vehicles, equipment and machinery.

Pine Tree Chapter - American Truck Historical Society - Incorporated in 1971, the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) was formed to preserve the history of trucks, the trucking industry, and its pioneers.

Maine Antique Tractor Club - Originally founded in 1994 by a handful of tractor lovers, the club has grown to over 500 members and sponsors.

New England Chapter - Antique Truck Club of America - Founded in 1971, the Antique Truck Club of America (ATCA) is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of antique trucks.

Midcoast Detachment Marine Corps League #637 - These 40+ members are our regional reps in the Marine Corps League - the only Congressionally chartered Marine-related veterans organization in the country!


VISITOR INFORMATION

CAR CLUBS

The Museum is proud to welcome car clubs, auto associations and special interest tours from all over New England during our summer events. To reserve a section at an event’s car show for your group, contact our NEAA™ & Events Director Toby Stinson by email at ts@ohtm.org or by phone at (207) 594-4418 x112.

ANTIQUE AIR SHOW

With more than a dozen rare, restored and replica aircraft in its collection, OHTM is thrilled to offer aircraft demonstrations at signature events throughout the season. The Museum’s top priority is to ensure the safety of our guests, volunteers and staff. As such, all air shows and biplane rides are weather dependent.

PARKING

Free, onsite parking will be offered all day. Handicap accessible spaces are located to the immediate right of the Museum’s Main Entrance.

ACCESSIBILITY

Mobility Equipment: A limited number of wheelchairs and walkers are available free of charge for use while visiting the Museum. Equipment is located near the restrooms in the Main Lobby and visitors may ask for assistance at the Front Desk.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located both in the Main Lobby and State of Maine hallway.

Service Animals: Certified service animals or service animals-in-training are welcome to visit the Museum. Unfortunately, pets and other animals are not allowed inside the Museum or within the event grounds.


EVENT SPONSOR

NORTHEAST TRANSPORT

This Maine-based motor carrier began operations in 1986 by providing refrigerated transportation service for lobster and other seafood products to major markets in the Northeast. After expanding services to handle both dry van and reefer loads, they proudly serve all 48 states and the Eastern Maritime Provinces, in addition to offering contract trailer pool and yard jockey service upon request.