One of the featured items was the Charlotte Fire Department's "Old Sue" a 1902 horse-drawn steam fire engine. My oldest really enjoyed sitting up in the carriage and checking out "Old Sue."
Since our visit in April, the Back Shop had even more exhibits within it. But most surprising was the operating model railroad, this was a pleasant surprise and really captured the attention of both boys.
The Fire Truck Festival is one of many annual events held at the NC Transportation Museum. As you an guess, our family will be making the two hour or so trek from Raleigh to Spencer a few times a year.