FEBT April (early) Rockhill Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup

The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up April 2-3. Saturday work hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday work hours will be from 9 am to 4 pm.


For up to the minute forecasts visit www.accuweather.com and enter the Rockhill zip code 17249. Please dress accordingly for outside work.


To reserve a seat for breakfast, for a donation, served at 8am at the Iron Rail B&B contact David at trolley@innernet.net before Thursday. Seats must be reserved ahead of time. Other local restaurants are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Iron Rail B&B 814-447-3984, Grandma’s Corner Air BnB 814-447-3346, Mill Stone Manor 814-643-0108, Huntingdon Motor Inn 814-643-1133, Comfort Inn 814-643-1600 ask for the FEBT rate, Fairfield Inn 814-643-7909, Downes Hotel 717-987-3116.

Projects we will be working on:


Flooring, trim, and windows can be installed, and baggage doors need some repairs
Tools to bring: tape measure, pencil, hearing protection, eye protection. Up to 6 volunteers can work on the Combine.


Roof and siding will be installed on the new lean-to shed. Bring with you cordless tools, tape measure, marking device, carpenter square, gloves, hard hat if you have one. There are extra hard hats in the Paint Shop. Up to 6 people can work on the Carpenter shop.


The shelves and bins can be moved back and made ready for the return of the hardware that is in storage. Up to 6 volunteers.


Help repair and paint old window sash and install new sash. Bring gloves and eye protection. Up to 6 volunteers.


Rockhill Trolley Museum and EBT are holding a track work week starting April 2. Work is to concentrate on joint trackage. Bring gloves, hard hat, steel toe shoes, hearing and eye protection. Extra hard hats, ear plugs and safety glasses are available in the Paint shop if you need them. Up to 12 volunteers.


You must be 18 and a member of the FEBT ( or join at the work site.) These are insurance requirements. We are guests of the railroad and need to behave accordingly.

Please click on the button below to view the online sign up sheet. Select the crew you wish to work with each day and click the submit button at the bottom of the page.


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