Left to right, Barnabas Wong, Hannah Wong, 6, Benjamin Wong 9, and Paul Wong work on a building project at Powerland Heritage Park Saturday, May 14 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Kids and families dove into science and technology Saturday at Powerland Heritage Park.

The park, a collection of independent museums focused on antique farm equipment and steam-powered machines, held its S.T.E.A.M.'d Up for Kids event featuring hands-on activities "designed to stimulate the minds of youth mechanically."

Jayden Letterins, right, and Lucas Friesen operate an old fashioned hand cranked wringer on a wet rag Saturday, May 14 at Powerland Heritage Park (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Two year old Kellan Davis pushes a toy Tonka Tractor across the grass at Powerland Heritage Park Saturday, May 14 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Young model railroad enthusiasts watch as a model steam engine passes by at the Willamette Valley Model Railroad Museum Saturday, May 14 at Powerland Heritage Park (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

Parents and children were able to take rides on the Powerland double decker trolly Saturday, May 14 at Powerland Heritage Park. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)

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