The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up June 4-5. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
SIDING REPAIRS CAR SHOP
Replace siding as needed and window frame repairs. 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 Car 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
BUILDINGS PAINT PREP
Scrape and wire brush the loose paint off of the shops buildings so they can be painted. Bring eye protection and gloves. Up to 6 volunteers.
ROBERTSDALE TRACK WORK
We will finish our work (we have about another 500 feet to finish, which will involve fixing a small washout, and installing four wood crossties to push the rails back into gauge). Saturday., June 4th, 9:00 AM meet in Robertsdale. Work ’till 4:00 (or until we’re Tuckered out!). Bring: Hard hat, gloves, sturdy boots, etc.
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.