Capitol Christmas Tree

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November 19, 2015

Photos: Hauling the Capitol Christmas Tree

On Dec. 2, U.S. Speaker of the House John Ryan will be ready to light up this 74-foot tall Lutz Spruce on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building with thousands of LED lights and 4,000 ornaments. The official welcoming of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and the kickoff to the holidays is a tradition that began in 1964 by House Speaker John W. McCormack.

October 12, 2015

Kenworth T680 to Haul the Capitol Christmas Tree

A Kenworth T680 will be transporting the 51st U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree this year, stopping at 10 community celebrations en route to the tree-lighting event in Washington D.C.

November 14, 2014

PeopleNet and ALK Track the Capitol Christmas Tree

PeopleNet and sister company ALK are making it possible this year to track the Capitol Christmas Tree in real time on its 2,000 mile journey to Washington D.C.

November 13, 2014

TCA, TMAF Partner On Trucking Image Campaign

The Truckload Carriers Association is partnering with Trucking Moves America Forward to bolster an industry wide campaign to promote trucking. The TCA will be donating $25,000 each year for five years to the cause.

December 5, 2013

Christmas Comes Early to the U.S. Capitol on a Mack Truck

After completing a journey of more than 5,000 miles on the back of a Mack Pinnacle model, the 2013 Capitol Christmas Tree was lit in an official ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 3.

November 7, 2013

Capitol Christmas Tree is Bound for Washington, D.C. on a Mack Pinnacle

The 2013 Capitol Christmas Tree began its cross-country journey this week from the Colville National Forest near Usk, Wash., to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol on a 2014 Mack Pinnacle Axle Back model with a custom trailer.



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