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Mike Fox

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #885 on: February 17, 2019, 12:21:34 AM »
First off, a HUGE thank you to all that showed up today. It was a great day, after a slow start, thanks to mother nature. Ice filled crossings delayed the arrival of the work train, but when they showed up, there was no stopping.

Walking in this morning.



Here is my "Dang, I forgot to get a before photo" photo, we had only taken a few trees down.



Same angle after the train left.



And here is the train leaving to go south..



And a look at different angles of the great progress today.











And a look at where we will be next weekend. Come join us!

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« Reply #886 on: February 17, 2019, 01:34:56 PM »
Lots of progress, but no people. How did that happen? Just curious how many helpers you had today, Mike.

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« Reply #887 on: February 17, 2019, 01:53:33 PM »
I see Fred's faithful chair, but no Fred.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #888 on: February 17, 2019, 03:07:08 PM »
looks a lot more open then when I was there in October.  Nice work everyone!!

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #889 on: February 17, 2019, 04:12:40 PM »
Maybe Mike was a lonesome lumberman.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #890 on: February 17, 2019, 06:14:35 PM »
I did not take a head count, but we had about 12. I was lonely at the start, trying to get the fire going. Another volunteer showed up and helped get the fire going good, followed by a third volunteer, then the train. And once the help showed up, they were ready and so was the fire..
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #891 on: February 17, 2019, 06:31:17 PM »
There were 12+ helpers, though I think Mike was the only person running a chain saw.  We on the work train had a nice, long, slow trip from Sheepscot to end of track.  We departed Sheepscot at 8.55 and got to end of track around 10.30.  All the crossings between Sheepscot and Alna Center had heavily iced over due to rain late Friday followed by a hard freeze early Saturday morning.

Will try to post some photos later.  I just got home from Maine.
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