The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree began its cross-country journey from Oregon to Washington, D.C., last week behind a brand-new Kenworth W990.
The tree is being hauled across the country by Central Oregon Truck Company. It has already made 11 stops since leaving Sweet Home, Oregon, on Nov. 9 and will make 12 more before it arrives at the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Nov. 26.
Remaining tour stops include:
- Friday, Nov. 16: Pocatello, Idaho
- Saturday, Nov. 17: Fort Bridger, Wyoming
- Sunday, Nov. 18: Laramie, Wyoming
- Sunday, Nov. 18: Scottsbluff, Nebraska
- Monday, Nov. 19: Nebraska City, Nebraska
- Tuesday, Nov. 20: Perry, Kansas
- Tuesday, Nov. 20: Kansas City, Missouri
- Wednesday, Nov. 21: Independence, Missouri
- Thursday, Nov. 22: St. Louis, Missouri
- Friday, Nov. 23: Harrison, Ohio
- Sunday, Nov. 25: Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
Once in D.C., the tree will be lit in a public ceremony on Dec. 5. Some photos of the tree’s journey can be seen below: