Registration will open early 2023

2023 Field Trip

Will take place in and around
North Little Rock, Arkansas

June 12-15, 2023

Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities will open soon

Hotel Reservations
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.

2022 Agenda
Monday June 6, 2022 

5:00 pm   SMP Committee Meeting Holiday Inn Tanglewood, Roanoke, VA 
5:30 pm   Welcome Reception at the Host Hotel, Sponsored by Brewco
                Program by Virginia Forestry Association – Corey Connors 

Tuesday June 7, 2022        
Full day Bus Sponsored by Nisus
7:00 am Depart hotel for Goshen, VA where Stella-Jones will provide a breakfast before the plant tour.
9:00 am Tour Stella Jones in Goshen, VA (full PPE required)  
11:00 am Depart for Greenbrier
12:00 pm Lunch at Greenbrier Resort, Sponsored by Missouri Tie 
                Program by West Virginia Forestry Association Eric Carlson 
1:30 pm Depart for Fincastle, VA
2:45 pm Arrive Virginia Mountain Vineyards, Sponsorship Available
                Presentation by Tom Inman of Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers Inc.
4:45 pm Depart for Roanoke
5:30 pm Evening Reception at the Host HotelSponsored by American Wood Technology

 Wednesday June 8, 2022          

Half Day Bus Sponsored by Gross & Janes
7:00 am Breakfast at Hotel 
7:30 am Depart to Salem, VA
8:00 am Tour Koppers Plant (full PPE required) 
10:00 am Depart for Blacksburg, VA
10:45 am Tour Brooks Forest Products Center VA Tech  
11:30 pm Lunch at Brooks Center Sponsored by Wheeler Lumber
Half Day Bus Sponsorship Available
12:00 pm Depart for Princeton, WV
12:45 pm Tour Allegheny Wood Products (full PPE required) 
2:00 pm Depart for Virginia Museum of Transportation Sponsored by Appalachian Timber Services
3:30 pm Tour Virginia Museum of TransportationSponsorship Available
5:00 pm Return to Hotel, Bus refreshments, Sponsorship Available
6:00 pm Evening Reception at the Host HotelSponsored By Stella-Jones

Thursday June 9, 2022    
Carpool Day 
7:00 am Breakfast at Hotel
7:30 am Depart for NS Roadway Material Yard
8:00 am Tour NS Roadway Material Yard (full PPE required)
10:00 am Dismiss                                                                                    

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See the article in Railway Age
Click here to watch a video of some of the highlights of the trip

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