Boy Scout Merit Badge Program

OLAV Roger Mtchell and State Coordinator Tom Algatt spent the morning at the Rockhill Furnace Trolley Museum.
The Boy Scouts were all working on the Railroading Merit Badge.
The visit was very enjoyable and the scouts asked a lot of great questions.

 

Rockhill Furnace Museum next to
East Broadtop Railroad
 
 

Read more: Rockhill Furnace

 

What is an emergency notification system sign?
 
An Emergency Notification System (ENS) sign, posted at or near
a highway-rail grade crossing, lists a telephone number
along with the crossing's US DOT number
and is used to notify the railroad of an emergency or warning device malfunction.
 

 

The Attention Game

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a locomotive engineer?

Hop in the driver’s seat w/FRA’s Attention Game

 Link To Game

 

 

Taking selfies, senior or wedding photos on train tracks is dangerous AND illegal.
Wisconsin Dept of Transportation designed a great poster https://twitter.com/WisDOTsouthwest

Rail safety is for everyone, not just drivers.

Learn More

 

 

Be a rail safety role model for your kids – OLI can help!
 Operation Lifesaver, Inc.

 

Did you know…
About every three hours,
a person or vehicle is hit by a train in the U.S.
 
 
Glamorizing train track trespassing to teens and young adults
 
 Retailers and their ad agencies need to know that their images of “carefree” activities on the tracks encourage young people to trespass.
 
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