Professional drivers Jesus Davila and Tim Dean will do the honors of safely delivering the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Washington, D.C.
Move over Santa, there’s a new sleigh in town. You can keep your 12 reindeer, this massive delivery is being hauled by an 18-wheeler, more specifically, the Kenworth T680. Hardy Brothers Trucking was selected to be the official carrier of the 2022 Capitol Christmas tree. Representing the company was the husband-and-wife driver team Ed Kingdom
Hauling an 84-ft. White Fir from Northern California to Washington D.C. doesn’t happen overnight. The fine fir’s journey toward being the bright holiday light in the national’s capitol starts early (System Transport, the flatbed division of Trans-System Inc., headquartered in Cheney, Wash., was chosen as the hauler in June) and once underway, the press releases
Following a two-and-a-half week, nearly 3,500-mile journey from northwestern Montana, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was lit in a special ceremony on Dec. 6 on the Capitol’s West Lawn. The 79-ft. Englemann spruce, nicknamed “Beauty of the Big Sky,” was adorned with thousands of LED lights and ornaments handmade by children from Montana and topped
Employees at Kenworth Truck Co.‘s assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, built a special Kenworth T880 in October to carry the official 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. On Nov. 18, the Chillicothe plant welcomed the Kenworth T880 and tree back home. More than 1,000 Kenworth employees gathered for a brief ceremony at the plant. The U.S. Capitol
More than 300 people joined the U.S. Forest Service, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and federal, state and local representatives Wednesday to celebrate the harvesting of the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree near Cass Lake, Minn. After the ceremony, the special 75-ft. white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest and the Leech Lake Band
A special Kenworth T880 will undertake an important mission this fall—transporting the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to more than 30 community celebrations before a final stop for setup, decoration and the tree-lighting ceremony in Washington, D.C. As part of its tour efforts, the Kenworth T880’s decal design was unveiled in advance of the 2014 Capitol