2018 Field Trip Registration Will Open in Early 2018

2017 Field Trip

Took place in and around

Clarksville, Tennessee June 6-8


 

Agenda

2017 Field Trip Agenda:

Monday/June 5, 2017

5:00 pm   MSHS Committee Meeting at hotel
5:30 pm   RTA Reception in the Montgomery Room at the Riverview Inn, Clarksville, TN                 

Tuesday/June 6, 2017          

6:00 am    Breakfast at hotel
7:00 am    Depart hotel to tour Middleton Lumber in Puryear, TN
9:15 am    Drive to Stella-Jones Fulton, KY Plant
11:30 am  Lunch at Stella-Jones Plant

12:15 pm  Depart for Progress Rail Locomotive Repair Shop in Mayfield, KY
2:15 pm    Depart for C.B. Goodman Lumber, Hickory, KY
3:30 pm    Depart for return to hotel in Clarksville, TN
5:15 pm    Arrive back at hotel 
5:30 pm    Reception in the Montgomery Room at the hotel, Sponsored by Brewco

Wednesday/June 7, 2017         

6:00 am    Breakfast at hotel
7:00 am    Depart hotel 
8:00 am    Tour S&S Stave near Morton's Gap
9:00 am    Depart for Associated Pallet near South Carrollton, KY
9:30 am    Tour Associated Pallet
10:00 am  Depart for Brewco in Central City, KY
10:30 am  Tour Brewco fab shop and former race shop.
                Lunch provided by Brewco at Country Club

1:00 pm    Depart for Koppers Guthrie
2:00 pm    Tour Koppers Guthrie Plant
3:30 pm    Depart for Old Glory Distillery Tour
5:00 pm    Depart for hotel

Thursday/June 8, 2017    

6:00 am    Breakfast at Hotel
7:00 am    Depart Hotel to tour Hood Industries in Waverly, TN
9:30 am    Depart to tour Middle Tennessee Lumber in Dickson, TN
12:00 pm  Lunch on your own in Dickson, TN
12:30 pm  Depart for CSX Radnor Yard
3:00 pm    Depart for Nashville Airport (if necessary)         
5:15 pm    Drop off at hotel 

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2016 Field Trip Recap:

Sunday/June 5, 2016

3:00 pm   R&D Committee Meeting at Hotel
5:00 pm   MSHS Committee Meeting at Hotel
5:30 pm   Reception at Red Lion Hotel East in Harrisburg, PA.                    

Monday/June 6, 2016 

6:00 am   Breakfast at Hotel
7:00 am   Depart Hotel 
9:00 am   Visit NS Locomotive Shop in Altoona
11:00 am  Drive to Stella-Jones DuBois plant
12:30 pm  Lunch, then tour Stella-Jones Plant
2:30 pm    Depart for Harrisburg
5:00 pm    Arrive back at hotel in Harrisburg

Tuesday/June 7, 2016         

6:00 am    Breakfast at Hotel
6:30 am    Depart Hotel
8:00 am    Rosenberry Brothers Lumber Company in Fannettsburg, PA
9:45 am    Mellott Wood Preserving in Needmore, PA
11:30 am  Lunch at Mellott
12:15 pm  Depart for Gettysburg
1:45 pm    Stop at Historic Gettysburg National Military Park
5:30 pm    Arrive Hotel

Wednesday/June 8, 2016    

6:00 am    Breakfast at Hotel
6:30 am    Depart Hotel
7:00 am    Arrive at ArcelorMittal Steel Mill in Steelton, PA
10:30 am  Drive to the Koppers Muncy plant
12:00 pm  Lunch at Koppers Plant
2:30 pm    Depart for Harrisburg         
4:15 pm    Drop off at airport or hotel 

welcome sign  

group ohoto

 treatment plantLocomotiveGettysburg

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2015 Field Trip Recap:

See Crossties Magazine for the full story

2014 Field Trip Recap:

See the recap in Crossties magazine

See the article in Railway Age

Click here to watch video of some of the highlights of the trip