FEBT August Rockhill Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup

The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up August 19-20. Work hours will be from 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.


The Rockhill Trolley Museum is offering lunch for a donation to FEBT work session participants. Lunch will consist of cold cuts sandwiches, hotdogs, and hamburgers, extras and beverages. Please indicate your preference in the comment section of the signup for lunch.

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:


Install siding that has been painted, strip and repair the baggage doors, and the passenger section painting continues. Steps need to be built. Tools to bring: tape measure, pencil, hearing protection, eye protection. Up to 6 volunteers can work on the Combine.


The rebuilding of the lean-to will continue. Bring eye and ear protection, tape measure, pencil and gloves. Up to 2 volunteers.


The track gang will be installing 6×6 PT joists in the Car Shop. Up to 12 volunteers Saturday only.


Repair and paint old window sash and install. Up to 6 volunteers.


Continue with rust repairs and flooring. Up to 3 volunteers.

Roof Repair

Some storage sheds and the roundhouse need some roof repairs. Bring cordless drill/driver, screw apron, hat, gloves, tin snips. Up to 6 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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