PRR T1 Trust Open House 2020
On Saturday March 7, 2020, The PRR T1 Trust will hold their first Public Open House at Gemini Industrial Machine in New Philadelphia, Ohio. The hours will be from 10am to 4pm. A presentation will be held at 1pm showing the state of the project to date. This presentation will last 45 minutes.
Guests will be able to visit and take photos with many of the parts built for the T1 including the Prow, Wheels and firebox components. Participants will also have the chance to blow the whistle of an original PRR T1. It is the same whistle the #5550 will carry when complete.
Visitors will also have the ability to watch boilermakers and volunteers flange using large hammers and lots of heat to form what will become the backhead (rear of boiler). This is one of the largest pieces of the boiler measuring 10 feet wide and nearly 8 feet tall. It is not very often the public has the opportunity to see a piece of such magnitude and importance being formed. Please join us to watch the T1 Trust make History!
PRR T1 T-Shirts and other items will be on sale as well. You will also be able to sign up to become members and/or make donations.
We hope to see you there.
Where: Gemini Industrial Machine Group, 1826 Tech Park Drive NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
When: 10am to 4pm, Saturday March 7, 2020
Who: Open to the public