JUL-AUG 2018

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RTA EVENT CALENDAR CONTACT US RTA EVENT CALENDAR CONTACT US ADVERTISE Stella-Jones Corp. Railway Tie Association Wheeler Lumber Nisus Corporation MiTek Industries CROSSTIES • JULY/AUGUST 2018 13 FIELD TRIP The Railway Tie Association picked Denver, Colo., as its central hub for its 2018 Annual Field Trip, a fantastic trek June 4-7 that took attendees to Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo. The event kicked off on Monday, June 4, with a reception sponsored by RailWorks. Brewco Inc. also sponsored an evening reception on Tuesday. RTA expresses its appreciation to these two RTA members along with other sponsors Cahaba Pressure Treating, Herzog, Stella- Jones, Koppers Inc., TTCI, MiTek, Gross & Janes Co. and Missouri Tie LLC. This event was enhanced greatly through the support of these member organizations. The following photos help describe some of the great locations and opera- tions we visited. There are a lot of folks to express appreciation to for such a great trip and we will conclude our article with our thanks to the sponsors, organizers and attendees. If you missed this year's Field Trip, stay tuned to and Crossties magazine for updates on the 2019 trip. RTA Field Trip Attendees Tour Operations In Colorado Plant Manager Brett McIntosh shows how Lewis Bolt tooling is made completely in house for various upsetting machines. Rail anchors after forming. Lewis Bolt manufactures a variety of products. Lewis Bolt patented Evergrip ® Spike. Screw spikes after final step of roll threading. Lewis Bolt & Nut, Evraz Steel DAY 1 Lewis Bolt & Nut RTA is On The Road Again! The crew is ready to board the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Movement of raw material prior to entering production. STOP 1

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