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Brendan Barry

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« Reply #30 on: October 08, 2013, 08:52:37 PM »
Some more pictures from this evening.

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« Reply #31 on: October 10, 2013, 05:51:16 PM »

here is a photo from last saturday I though would be fun to see
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« Reply #32 on: October 10, 2013, 06:32:14 PM »
Oh-Oh   Someone forgot to put Fred's chair up on the scaffold so he could properly direct the work  :D
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« Reply #33 on: October 10, 2013, 06:53:31 PM »
Nice shot, although the photo is already out dated as staging has now been built in front of the wall.  Framing work will begin tomorrow on the north wall and both ends.

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« Reply #34 on: October 10, 2013, 08:40:46 PM »
By Monday afternoon I fully expect to see an enclosed structure with all 3 vehicles parked inside.  ;D

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« Reply #35 on: October 10, 2013, 09:57:23 PM »
That's a good action shot of HWNMNBM

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« Reply #36 on: October 12, 2013, 07:06:20 PM »
The roof trusses with cross bracing and rat run were installed today.  Hurricane clips were placed at the ends of the trusses and wind bracing was added to both end walls.   Some of the short battens were nailed in the east end wall.  The crew averaged about 10 people.

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« Reply #37 on: October 14, 2013, 04:03:57 PM »
Today, (Monday) started a bit slower but Fred got the crew going and we finished the east wall nailers.   Work then started down the back wall and progressed to the last window where we stopped in order to move the metal staging out of the way.  By that time, the rest of the plywood arrived and the track trestle crew had come back to Sheepscot.  Some of the fellows, especially crew chief Dana wigwam got right into the garage job helping finish the roof sheathing.  Everyone who worked on the roof noted the nice view, one can see most of the yard from the shop to the water tank.  

The next part of construction will be putting wind braces into the back (north) wall and working on the roof.  The roof work we hope to finish soon includes:  trim the sheathing back, install the rake boards and overhang bracing, set the drip edge and nail down the felt paper and shingles.  

Much thanks goes to Fred who was our crew leader over the 4 days of the WW.  He got us going each morning by setting up the electric cords, saws, ladders and the nail gun.  He also explained the project to the newbies and helped people find things such as nails and carpentry tools.  Around 20 volunteers worked on the project over the span of the weekend.  Thanks to everyone from near and far, there was great progress on this important structure.

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« Reply #38 on: October 19, 2013, 05:37:12 PM »
Good progress and a good crew today ... and we thought nobody would show up a week after the Fall Work Weekend. 

Today started with a crew installing more nailers on the back (north) wall.  Fred went to get a new air hose for the museum's new compressor and borrowed nail gun which made the work faster.   Working on the nailers allowed time for the roof to dry.

When the roof was safe we cut the end sheathing back to the correct length and installed the 2X4 gable end boards.  The next step was installing the rake and shadow boards.  We finished the east end and did most of the front and back sides.  We quit a little early to help with the special steam train and railcar trips that were run and videoed from a small drone style helicopter.

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« Reply #39 on: October 19, 2013, 09:32:29 PM »
Pictures taken Saturday evening 10/19

The front.





From the back.





Inside



The garage in relation to the restrooms. Taken from the side door of the house.

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« Reply #40 on: October 20, 2013, 09:04:08 AM »
Nice shots!

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« Reply #41 on: October 20, 2013, 12:35:57 PM »
Yep, Brendan is a good photo journalist!

Concerning work next weekend, the main push is to get the roof ready to be shingled.  To do this we need to install rake and shadow boards on the west gable and finish the rake and shadow boards on the front and back.  Then we can put down the drip edge (on the front and back edges) and get the tar paper on.  We'll need many hands when we start the shingles as they will have to be handed up to the staging and then up to the roof.

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« Reply #42 on: October 20, 2013, 07:22:11 PM »
Stewart, I've finally waked up to your new way of signing posts.

Reminds me of the people from New Jersey's largest city who say they're from Nerk. (Which city was once connected by the Pennsylvania RR to Ball-i-mer>)

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« Reply #43 on: October 20, 2013, 07:45:47 PM »
Stewart, I've finally waked up to your new way of signing posts.

Reminds me of the people from New Jersey's largest city who say they're from Nerk. (Which city was once connected by the Pennsylvania RR to Ball-i-mer>)
Yes....and if you are traveling through Delaware....the trainmen announce "New-Ark, New-Ark Delaware is next!"

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« Reply #44 on: October 20, 2013, 08:00:55 PM »
As an aside.
For those curious ( and those who really don't care) I made it back home to Colorado last night.
Total stops for no license plates= 0
Total stops for other reasons(non police) many
Average fuel milage= 44 mpg. The diesel just purred.