Big Truck Day, an annual high holy day on the kids’ world calendar, was held at the Butterfield Library in Cold Spring on Sunday, June 7. Youngsters got a closeup, hands-on look at some very big machines, and for one day out of the year, the parental order was ”Climb aboard!” rather than ”No climbing allowed.”
Photos by Michael Turton
Big Truck Day, an annual high holy day on the kids' world calendar, was held at the Butterfield Library in Cold Spring on Sunday, June 7.
Cold Spring's Natalie Taylor, age 3, was happy to pose in the construction site cutout. The hard hat fit perfectly.
Rookies step aside! 2015 marked the fourth appearance at Big Truck Day for 4-1/2-year-old Gus O'Neil of Cold Spring, who celebrated by trying his hand at 'the wrecking ball.'
It was the first Big Truck Day for 9-month-old Oliver Vergara of Cold Spring. He seemed pretty cool with the idea.
Phil Maffetone, a Yorktown resident, climbed aboard with his 2-1/2-year-old son Peter.
Operate a backhoe? It was a piece of cake for 4-year-old Oz Granek of Newburgh.
Pondering strategy, 3-year-old Parker Fyfe of Cold Spring plans her next move on the giant checkerboard on the front lawn of the library.
Not to be outdone, Natalie Taylor's 4-year-old cousin, Brook Taylor of New Hamburg, also took the controls of the TUF bulldozer.
Enjoying your time at HighlandsCurrent.org? Become a member to support our journalism.