Author Topic: Top of the Mountain Siding - Official Work Thread  (Read 34505 times)

Bill Baskerville

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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #105 on: October 05, 2016, 11:17:25 PM »
 On Wednesday, October 5 another four-man team completed the stock straight and diverging rails and spiked them down. The two closure rails were also spiked. The spur guard rail can't be set unless we get enough people tomorrow to unload one of the ten 28 foot rails. If not they will get to the top of the mountain on Friday. Tomorrow we will start working on the throw bar and switch stand.

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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #106 on: October 06, 2016, 12:00:12 AM »
Great progress!  When I was there Saturday and the ties were inserted for the spur switch, I assumed it would take a several days to get the spur lead in place.  I should know better!
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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #107 on: October 06, 2016, 01:10:14 AM »
Great work! You guys are amazing.
Better leave some work for the other Gandies!  ;D
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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #108 on: October 07, 2016, 12:05:13 AM »
Oh, don't worry! There will be plenty to go around!  :)

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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #109 on: October 07, 2016, 01:27:31 AM »
Well all you Fall Work Weekenders, thanks to Dwight, Steve L, Steve P, Paul, Mark, and a few others I can't remember right now, the new TOM siding switch is ready for the track laying team to take it west to the woods!

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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #110 on: October 07, 2016, 02:17:30 AM »
Head West young man
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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #111 on: October 16, 2016, 12:16:30 AM »
I put out some short center line stakes for Dana today. The taller stakes are for the East rail, and will be in the way of track laying.



Also, Fred had asked about smoothing up the East side of the tracks..hard to level sod but I tried..




I am in the process of trying to build a wire burial attachment for the Kubota, to help John bury some wire through here. Hoping to try it out in the spring..
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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #112 on: October 16, 2016, 01:19:14 AM »
Mike Fox wrote:"I am in the process of trying to build a wire burial attachment for the Kubota, to help John bury some wire through here. Hoping to try it out in the spring."

Thanks!
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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #114 on: October 27, 2016, 02:31:49 AM »
Google maps has been updated. I think this was in May.
I've always been intrigued by the concept of international spies viewing satellite images of Maine and saying, "Umm, the filthy capitalists are building a railroad in the woods. I wonder what it's for. Oh my, it's 610 millimeters! Very mysterious."

-John M
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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #115 on: November 27, 2016, 01:44:14 AM »
Google maps has been updated. I think this was in May.
I've always been intrigued by the concept of international spies viewing satellite images of Maine and saying, "Umm, the filthy capitalists are building a railroad in the woods. I wonder what it's for. Oh my, it's 610 millimeters! Very mysterious."

-John M

Could it be Fearless Leader and Boris Badenov?  ???
Hey Rocky, watch me pull a moose trout out of my hat.

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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #116 on: November 27, 2016, 02:30:52 AM »

Could it be Fearless Leader and Boris Badenov?  ???

Starring Fred Morse as Bullwinkle and Jason Lamontagne as Rocket J Squirrel.

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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #117 on: November 29, 2016, 05:35:11 AM »
Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends has to be the zaniest, double-entendre US cartoon series EVER!
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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #118 on: November 30, 2016, 03:41:35 AM »
Amen, Paul.

Rocky foils Boris once more.

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Re: Top of the Mountain Station and Mills - Official Work Thread
« Reply #119 on: November 30, 2016, 08:19:30 AM »
And all this time I was thinking Frostbite Falls was in Minnesota.  It was just a trick to get moose and squirrel.