2024 Summer Field Trip
Registration Opening Soon
Birmingham, Alabama
June 10–13, 2024

Registration Opening Soon
As a reminder, RTA Field Trip registrants must bring their own full PPE: hardhat, safety glasses,
ear protection, long sleeves and pants, safety toe shoes.

2024 Agenda*
Monday June 10, 2024

5:00 pm   SMP Committee Meeting (Open to all RTA members)
5:30 pm   Welcome Reception at the Host Hotel, Sponsored by Brewco
                Program by Alabama Forestry Association

Tuesday June 11, 2024          
Bus Sponsorship TBD
7:00 am  Breakfast at hotel
7:30 am  Depart hotel for Bessemer, Alabama

8:00 am  Tour CSX Railroad Stop (full PPE required)  
9:30 am  Depart for Next Visit
  Tour (Location TBD)
11:30 pLunch (Location TBD) Sponsored by TBD
1:30 pm  Depart for North Birmingham, Alabama
2:30 pm  Tour VAE Nortrak facility 
4:30 pm  Return to hotel
5:30 pm  Evening Reception at the Host HotelSponsored by Koppers
    Program by Progress Rail

Wednesday June 12, 2024
Half-Day Bus Sponsored by TBD
7:00 am  Breakfast at hotel 
7:30 am  Depart for Montevallo, Alabama
8:00 am  Tour Stella-Jones Montevallo Plant (full PPE required) 
10:00 am Tour Wilton Wood Products Sawmill
11:00 pm  Lunch at Wilton Wood Products Sawmill Sponsored by Stella-Jones
Half-Day Bus Sponsored by Missouri Tie, LLC
12:30 pm Depart for Calera, Alabama 
1:00 pm  Tour Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum Sponsored by TBD
2:00 pm  Depart for Networking Event at Cahaba Brewing Co.
3:00 pm  Tour Cahaba Brewing Co. Sponsored By Wheeler Lumber
5:00 pm  Return to hotel

Thursday June 13, 2024 
Depart at your leisure

*Subject to Updates                                                                    

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