A move of national importance
Cheney-area company selected to transport 2021 Capital Christmas Tree
Last updated 6/24/2021 at 3:08pm
CHENEY — Cheney-based trucking company System Transport was selected to haul the US Capital Christmas tree to Washington DC for the 2021 Christmas season. Originally founded in 1972 with one truck and one trailer, System Transport has now developed into an industry leader with over 1,000 employees and 800 trucks.
A tree will be harvested in late October from the Six Rivers National Forest in California and traverse the country atop a flatbed trailer, arriving in November for display throughout the end of December. The tree will illuminate the West Lawn of the US Capital and hold thousand...