It’s still nearly four weeks shy of Halloween, but Kenworth is already prepared for a special Christmas delivery.
Source: Go By Truck by Staff
It’s still nearly four weeks shy of Halloween, but Kenworth is already prepared for a special Christmas delivery. The company recently unveiled a specially-decaled Kenworth T680, which will transport the 52nd United States Capitol Christmas tree on a cross-country tour to Washington, D.C. The tour will visit 26 community celebrations during the 2,800-mile journey.
After its arrival and set-up on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the tree will be illuminated during a special ceremony in early December that will be presided over by U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. The 80-foot Englemann Spruce will be cut on November 2 near McCall, Idaho, and placed on a trailer designed for the tree.
Following the tree-cutting and send-off at the Payette National Forest Headquarters in McCall, Idaho, the Kenworth T680, equipped with a 76-inch sleeper, PACCAR MX-13 engine, Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission and Kenworth TruckTech+, will haul the tree to a community event in downtown McCall. The T680’s distinctive decal design features the tree and the U.S. Capitol beneath the words “From Tree to Shining Tree.” Gary Amoth, owner of Gary Amoth Trucking, will be the primary driver of the special T680. …(read more)
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