FEBT February Rockhill Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup

The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up March 4-5 with a track work session on Friday, March 3. Work hours will be from 9 am to 4 pm on Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Saturday, and 9 am to 4 pm Sunday.


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, The Hereford Hideaway 814-329-6968. For more information please go to FEBT.org/services.

Projects we will be working on:


We will continue to install exterior car siding, clean the second half of the car siding, strip and repair the baggage doors, and the interior needs final prep for paint in the Spring. Tools to bring: tape measure, pencil, hearing protection, eye protection. Up to 6 volunteers can work on the Combine.


Continue rebuilding the Car shop south doors and continue with siding 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 2 people can work on the Car shop.


The shelves and bins are ready for the return of the hardware that is in storage. Up to 6 volunteers.


Install new ties on track 3 and 4 on Friday and Saturday only. Bring hard hat, gloves, hearing protection, and eye protection. Stay tuned for Friday weather conditions. 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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