Wiener(mobile) on the way
The world famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be in Canby for three days, two of them at the Clackamas County Fair
The Wienermobile is coming to Canby.
This fan favorite will be parked outside Fred Meyer on Friday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Additionally, the Wienermobile wll spend Saturday and Sunday at the Clackamas County Fair. While here, there will be wiener whistles, tours and fun facts about the Wienermobile and the Hotdoggers (the drivers).
The Hotdoggers are a fairly select group of people.
- Fewer than 400 college graduates have held the position of Hotdogger since the Wienermobile hit the road again in 1988.
- They have gone on to work for companies like Disney, NBC, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and top tier publie relations and advertising agencies.
- Only 12 people are chosen each year for the coveted position from hundreds of applicants.
Weinermobile fun fact:
Height: 11 feet.
Length: 27 feet.
Width: 8 feet.
Weight: 14,050 pounds
Grilled Fiberglass hot dog resting on a lightly toasted fiberglass bun
Converted Chevrolet – 4 Speed / W4 series chassis
Engine: V-8, 6.0 liter 300 VORTEC 5700 – runs on high-octane mustard
Gull wing door with automatic retractable step
Hot dog shaped dashboard
Hotdogger voice activated GPS navigational system
Ketchup walkway (oops, looks like we spilled some mustard!)
Condiment splattered carpet
Computerized control panel with a sound system to relish
Rear navigational camera
Blue sky ceiling art
Six mustard and ketchup colored seats
Smiling front grill
Official wiener jingle horn
Anti-lock brake system
Wienermobile Fun Facts!
Carl Mayer, nephew of Oscar Mayer, designed the first Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in 1936.
The Wienerwhistle was developed in 1951. In 1958, kids of all ages found this included in packages of Oscar Mayer Wieners.
Since the inception of Hotdoggers in 1988, fewer than 400 college graduates have held the prestigious position
Has storage space for 11,000 wienerwhistles
The Wienermobile vehicle cruises on average 500 miles per week