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Colorado Carrier Apex Transportation to Deliver Capitol Christmas Tree

Apex Transportation tractor This year’s truck is a Christmas-themed Kenworth T680 flatbed equipped with a 76-inch sleeper and a Paccar powertrain featuring the MX-13 engine. The 80-foot trailer is being provided by Hale Trailer. (James Edward Mills)

Apex Transportation, founded in 1996 and based in Henderson, Colo., was chosen to haul this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree from Colorado to Washington, D.C.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
November 9, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Outfitted Kenworth W990 to Set Off With Capitol Christmas Tree

Kenworth Truck Hauling Tree James Edward Mills/Flickr

A new Kenworth W990 has the honor of hauling the 54th U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. The approximately 3,000-mile journey to Washington will start Nov. 9.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
November 6, 2018
Business

New Kenworth W990 to Deliver Capitol Christmas Tree

A Kenworth W990 A new Kenworth W990 like this one will transport the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree from Oregon to Washington, D.C. (Kenworth Truck Co.)

When the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree arrives in Washington from the Willamette National Forest in Oregon, it will have taken a nearly 2,800-mile journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Eastern Seaboard on a new Kenworth W990 truck, delivered by Central Oregon Truck Co.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2018
Government, Business

Capitol Christmas Tree Hauled by Award-Winning Montana Owner-Operator

The 2017 Capitol Christmas tree is traveling on this specially decorated Kenworth T680 The 2017 Capitol Christmas tree is traveling on this specially decorated Kenworth T680. (TruckPR/Flickr)

The nation soon will celebrate lighting the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, which has been hauled by veteran driver Larry Spiekermeier for Whitewood Transport.

November 20, 2017