SIA Tour Road Rules

Tours of active and former industrial sites are a key ingredient of the annual conferences and fall tours of the Society for Industrial Archeology. The SIA is dependent on the willingness of site owners and managers to permit visits.

Please remember that as a tour attendee you are representing the SIA and are a guest of the factory or site owner.

You are expected to abide by all rules communicated to you by your tour guides and in conference registration materials.

These rules may include but are not limited to:

If you are uncertain of the rules for a particular site, you are encouraged to ask.

Not following tour rules may result in your expulsion from the tour by your host, tour guide, a conference committee member, or an SIA Board member. This policy is intended to ensure that each tour is an educational and enjoyable event for everyone.

Please contact a member of the SIA Board if you have comments or questions.

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