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Brendan Barry

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #105 on: April 01, 2016, 02:57:01 PM »
With number 9's boiler out of the way the Sheepscot team track is open for business.








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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #106 on: April 01, 2016, 03:49:40 PM »
"open for business" but for a limited time only.  At some point this year we'll need to tear up part of the track for the turntable.

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #107 on: April 01, 2016, 03:54:14 PM »
Where is No. 9's boiler "living" now?

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #108 on: April 01, 2016, 03:57:33 PM »
Perhaps the South end of the woods track will be our team track.  With dock for loading excavator, dozer and materials.

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #109 on: April 01, 2016, 04:14:48 PM »
So, these ties were brought over from the parking lot stash, are going to TOM for SWW track work?
Eventually using the end of the Woods Spur as team track sounds totally ideal.

Hope Kubota injector system redo cures its hiccups.
Both it and Case-y are invaluable for continuing WW&F improvements.

Carb rebuild kit for my little, tired weed whacker should fix it.
It's weed time here in windy Abq, with TV-shown tumbleweeds piled roof-high, yard deep.
Be glad Maine has none!
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Brendan Barry

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #110 on: April 01, 2016, 06:16:53 PM »
Where is No. 9's boiler "living" now?

No. 9's boiler is currently in use by the photo prop department on 126.


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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #111 on: April 01, 2016, 06:53:21 PM »
Nice pictures B. good use of track 7 but I thought the Timber Transfer was on the EBT.

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #112 on: April 02, 2016, 12:19:05 AM »
As we get the sawmill/shingle mill built, and we continue to clear the ROW down the mountain, a timber transfer may well be needed up at the sawmill to unload the logs for the mill.  A smaller but just as neat gantry system would come in very useful.  Start you're just way ahead of your time :)

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #113 on: April 02, 2016, 06:50:00 PM »
Brendan, congrats on the precision parking of the trailer next to FC 118 on the team track. Looks parallel to within plus or minus 0.1 inch! Give Yetti some peppermint flavored gas as her reward.  ;D

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #114 on: April 23, 2016, 06:10:42 PM »
Kubota loaded up on 118 Friday to finish the ditching work needed to extend the mainline next weekend. The last fifty ties that needed to go north were loaded on too.



We used the trailer as a loading dock.


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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #115 on: April 23, 2016, 08:25:19 PM »
Brilliant!
Economical, labor-saving double use always makes such sense.
Too bad the trailer can't go north.
The coming woods/parking lot track will be handy-dandy.  ;)

Great to see Kubota ready to work.
Is Case-y already at TOM?
Be nice to Mike, a to-be VERY busy guy.

Brendan--always appreciate great pics to Abq, 2000 miles west!
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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #116 on: April 23, 2016, 09:48:34 PM »
PLEASE fabricate and install a ROPS on the Kubota dragon.

We value you.
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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #117 on: April 23, 2016, 11:12:13 PM »
I don't understand why the Board hasn't made that a top priority. SAFETY FIRST, people!

Yes, I know, everybody's eager to push on with all the exciting projects, BUT....

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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #118 on: April 24, 2016, 12:55:53 AM »
I would want an engineered structure. Not something that will crumple and trap the operator.

By the way, trailer works good loading the excavator, but the dozer was much trickier. I like loading that over the end..
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Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #119 on: April 24, 2016, 05:45:54 PM »
I would say turning Case-y's steel treads is not only more difficult than steering soft tires, the wooden decks would be splintered over time.
But the use and convenience factors are strong.
Go figure.
I also support adding a strong roll cage, especially along the coming hilly, northern ROW "washout zone" work.
Yes, we only have ONE Mike the Super Grader!
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