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Messages - Brendan Barry

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Volunteers / Re: December 2018 Work Reports
« on: December 11, 2018, 11:33:49 PM »
The stove was installed today.

Eric on the roof after finishing the stove pipe install.



Mark lighting the fire.






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Volunteers / Re: December 2018 Work Reports
« on: December 10, 2018, 09:13:22 PM »
The coal stove going in the the north end of the shop arrived Sunday. We took apart and resealed the stove today. The plan is to install the stove in the shop tomorrow. The stove for the south end of the shop is expected to arrive after Christmas.


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Volunteers / Re: December 2018 Work Reports
« on: December 06, 2018, 09:12:28 PM »
The railroad got a coal delivery Tuesday. The old coal bin was in sad shape so the remaining coal was moved and the bin was demolished. Fred and I built a new bin today and hauled two pickup truck loads of the old bin off to the dump. After lunch Fred moved the coal into the new bin. We built the new bin with two sides to make tractor access easier.




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Work and Events / Re: Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 29, 2018, 08:53:50 PM »
Spiking started on the siding today.





Lining track with the excavator before the gravel went on.



ML&M's contractor putting gravel down to allow vehicle access over the track. Most of the track is in the driveway and will be covered up to the rail head with gravel.









The contractor loading 118 with ballast for the switch.







Ballast being put down. The switch still needs to be tamped.






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Work and Events / Re: Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 28, 2018, 10:43:16 PM »
The rail was laid out on the siding today. Brian plans on spiking the rail down tomorrow.































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Work and Events / Re: Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 21, 2018, 08:59:18 PM »
Moving ties for the siding in the snow yesterday.



Pusher service for the forklift back up the driveway. Time for tire chains on the forklift.



Heading north about to cross Jayne's Way.



Dropping 118 at off the work site.


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Work and Events / Re: Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 20, 2018, 12:33:45 PM »
Brian was bringing in gravel to regrade in front of the shop for the siding.

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Work and Events / Re: Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 19, 2018, 11:47:41 PM »
The switch stand is in and the switch is functional.

Heading north this morning.





The work train was left over the switch to keep the snow off.



Moving rails between flatcars.



Adjusting the switch throw.



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Work and Events / Re: Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 17, 2018, 09:36:41 PM »
The switch was spiked Saturday.












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Work and Events / Re: Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 15, 2018, 10:02:52 PM »
Most of the switch was bolted together and safety spiked today. The last two days have been in the 20's and snow is expected tomorrow, so we left the flat cars over the switch and covered the points with a tarp. The hope is for easy snow removal on Saturday to finish spiking.






















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Work and Events / Maine Locomotive and Machine switch and siding
« on: November 14, 2018, 09:19:13 PM »
The main line was cut today to put the switch in for Maine Locomotive and Machine.

Work train being loaded up at Sheepscot.



Kubota being dropped off at the work site.



Pulling up 60' feet of the mainline.

















Laying out new ties and switch parts.


































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Volunteers / Re: Mountain Extension Workday 11/10
« on: November 09, 2018, 08:30:07 PM »
Wood chipper loaded up for tomorrow.


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Museum Discussion / Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« on: November 09, 2018, 08:27:38 PM »
Our Plymouth no. 52 and Maine Locomotive and Machine's Brookville in front of the shop. The Brookville is visiting for a while.



52 and the bulldozer going for a spin on the turntable.


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Volunteers / Re: November 2018 Work Report
« on: November 04, 2018, 04:38:38 PM »
The 14 truck loads of ballast at Alna Center were consolidated into single pile this morning to make room for Santa.

You can see all the piles spread out behind 52 and the dozer.





After






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Pavilion disassembly was finished today. We just have to bring the trailer load of trusses and forklift back to Sheepscot.

Fred leaving Maine Maritime with the last load of lumber.



The trusses and forklift sitting where the pavilion used to be.


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