- Rockhill Session Agenda - July 20-21, 2019 FEBT Restoration Session.
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Agenda for the Rockhill Furnace Restoration Session - July 20-21, 2019 FEBT Restoration Session.

The next Rockhill work session will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21.

Track Work
The track crew spends a November Restoration session day rebuilding the paint shop lead/turntable escape track.
Steve Jacobs photo

Saturday work hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday work hours will be from 9 am to 4 pm.

Weather

For up to the minute weather forecasts visit accuweather.com and checking the Rockhill zip code, 17249. There is a possibility of some snow this weekend.

Meals

Local Restaurants are available in Orbisonia.

Boilerhouse Rats

Will continue painting the second coat on the Freight house weather permitting. Window repairs will also continue. Randy Lehrian will lead this project.

Combine 14

The combine crew will continue stripping internal and external paint, and continue installing internal plywood stiffeners. Installing clerestory windows will continue if enough help is present. It will be warm enough that we can prime and finish paint parts for the car. Charlie Wootton will lead this project.

Combine #16 trucks work
From the top of the sand house we see a lone FEBT volunteer working on the rider boxcar in front of the paint shop.
Dave Dietz photo

Steel Crew

Work will continue on brake testing, frame repairs, side sheet repairs on the boxcar.

Ground Rules

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

Last-minute walk-ons are always welcome at our sessions, but if possible, drop me an e-mail in advance to let me know that you are coming. It helps with the planning.

See you there!
Charlie

 

FEBT Rockhill Work Crew Coordinator
Charlie Wooten
Phone: 814-448-2525
E-mail: cwootton01@centurylink.net



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