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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #735 on: September 23, 2018, 12:41:12 AM »
The first vehicle to cross over the brook in how many years?
Weeks.  Remember, the bridge itself crossed the brook on wheels?

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #736 on: September 23, 2018, 12:59:50 AM »
Planks were installed on the bridge today.  Here's a mid-morning view, looking south:




Fred stopped by and provided good supervision, until he was sent on a quest to get more plank fasteners.




The end result.  Most of the day, 4 to 6 volunteers worked on this.  Work was wrapped up by 3 p.m.

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #737 on: September 23, 2018, 03:48:41 AM »
Somebody is gonna be real upset that you took their doorstops to mock up a bit of track there.
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #738 on: September 23, 2018, 10:56:20 AM »
So when do we get to finish the south approach?  FWW ?
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« Reply #739 on: September 23, 2018, 01:44:13 PM »
Is it an optical illusion, or has Bryce grown a few inches? He looks taller than Dana.

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #740 on: September 23, 2018, 01:49:40 PM »
Work on the south approach starts tomorrow, Monday. This years work permit ends Sunday Sept. 30th.
« Last Edit: September 24, 2018, 02:12:31 AM by Dwight Winkley »

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #741 on: September 23, 2018, 03:21:34 PM »
Looks like a bit more work then can be fit into two days but of course you guys always manage to surprise me. :)
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #742 on: September 23, 2018, 03:57:16 PM »
I think Dwight meant the work would begin Monday and could continue through the week until completed.
« Last Edit: September 23, 2018, 05:34:29 PM by Wayne Laepple »

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #743 on: September 23, 2018, 04:52:07 PM »
Is it an optical illusion, or has Bryce grown a few inches? He looks taller than Dana.

Jeff S.

Not an illusion: he and Dan are clearly in the "spurt' stage of adolescence. And both are a pleasure to work with.
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« Reply #744 on: September 23, 2018, 05:01:43 PM »
...And both are a pleasure to work with.

Yes -- definitely!  We're fortunately we have younger members like Bryce and Dan.  Bodes well for our museum's future.
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #745 on: September 23, 2018, 07:28:32 PM »
...And both are a pleasure to work with.

Yes -- definitely!  We're fortunately we have younger members like Bryce and Dan.  Bodes well for our museum's future.

I agree heartily.

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #746 on: September 24, 2018, 05:09:31 AM »
So great to see the coming end of Trout Bridge work.  If those involved were  Seabees or in the Corps of Engineers, they should receive a Military Unit Citation for that coming swift and clever completion, also for a next big improvement, the WW&F Mountain Extension.
Well, well done!

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