2018 Field Trip Registration Will Open in Early 2018

2018 Field Trip

Will take palce place in and around

Denver, Colorado June 4-7


2018 Field Trip Preliminary Agenda

Monday June 4, 2018 

Arrive in Colorado Springs for a 2 night stay
5:00 pm MSHS Meeting
5:30 pm RTA Reception at the hotel

Tuesday June 5, 2018

Visit Lewis Bolt and Nut in La Junta
Visit Evraz Steel ( a rail rolling mill) in Pueblo
Visit Holland Weld Plant or Nortrak in Pueblo

Wednesday June 6, 2018

Visit LB Foster IJ Weld Plant in Pueblo
Visit TTCI in Pueblo for a track walk and facilities tour
Visit Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Travel to Denver for the remainder of the Field Trip

Thursday June 7, 2018

Visit Koppers treating plant in Denver
Visit OmniTRAX Frack Sand Trans-load Center in Loveland
Visit BioChar tie/wood recycling company in Loveland
Stay or depart from Denver with a possible bus ride back to Colorado Springs

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2017 Field Trip Recap

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     

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

2016 Field Trip Recap

2015 Field Trip Recap

2014 Field Trip Recap

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

2013 Field Trip Recap

2012 Field Trip Recap

2011 Field Trip Recap

2010 Field Trip Recap

2009 Field Trip Recap

2008 Field Trip Recap