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Re: Shop Building Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #165 on: March 16, 2019, 11:25:08 PM »
Machine shop toolboxes have arrived, and Alan had a crew starting to sort and organize, and even put on temporary labels..







Jay was also busy putting up more shiplap



And here we see Alan inspecting the newly installed crane rails after some adjustment by Kevin

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« Reply #166 on: March 17, 2019, 03:17:39 AM »
How much more wall and ceiling insulation, sheathing, is left to install?
The shop looks better with each photo. Warmer?
Will stove 2 go in before spring weather arrives?

Great work!

BTW, nifty toolboxes. You'll love 'em!
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« Reply #167 on: March 17, 2019, 02:11:37 PM »
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One stove was installed sometime early Decemeber. I saw it when I was there for Victorian Christmas.

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Re: Shop Building Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #168 on: March 17, 2019, 06:08:00 PM »
Re: New  Toolboxes....
Thank you, thank you, to the donor of the toolboxes for stepping up. They should make a huge difference in improving the efficiency of the shop.
And thank you to Alan and helpers for sorting and organizing.

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« Reply #169 on: March 17, 2019, 06:52:51 PM »
I would strongly suggest to get some closed cell foam sheet and cutout profiles of specific tools as they would be organized in each drawer.  We did this in the USAF and it made finding and storing tools amazingly easy.  At the end of the day, you can quickly scan and check for missing tools before you lock up.
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Re: Shop Building Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #170 on: March 17, 2019, 07:38:13 PM »
All of the original bit of Bay 1 still needs insulation, as well as portions of the east wall of the extension where heavy steel sits near the wall.  There are still quite a few insulation bundles around.

Ceiling probably won't happen until later in the year.

Second coal stove may not get installed until later in the year.

Yesterday Fred started the stove up in the morning, but by afternoon it was equally warm inside as out, so we opened up the doors and let the sun in.

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« Reply #171 on: March 23, 2019, 11:59:57 PM »
All the wall sheathing in the shop extension was finished today.

The front wall of the shop with the new shelving up.



Jay putting up the last board on the east wall.

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« Reply #172 on: March 25, 2019, 06:31:56 PM »
With all the new sheathing, and organizing of tools, I won't recognize the place.

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« Reply #173 on: March 25, 2019, 06:44:09 PM »
With all the new sheathing, and organizing of tools, I won't recognize the place.

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Recognize the place?  All the old places that we use to look to find things have now all moved.  I know it is a much better state than before, but the transition will take a little time.

On a positive note, things should now stay in their place so we can get our various projects completed in a more timely fashion.  My hat's off to all who have helped to make this all possible. 

I am really looking forward to the SWW to see all the accomplishments.

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« Reply #174 on: March 25, 2019, 06:47:59 PM »
Any plans to install some or all of the ceiling during SWW, or will all hands be needed for ballasting on the Mountain Extension?

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Re: Shop Building Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #175 on: March 27, 2019, 02:05:24 AM »
The insulation crew finished the east wall of bay 1 today.







Window trim going on the east wall of the shop extension.



The last pieces of crane rail being prepped for installation.



Removing some of the upper section of the wall between bays 1 and 2.









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« Reply #176 on: March 27, 2019, 05:01:42 AM »
OK the obvious question...why the wall work?
And the finished Car 34 woodwork looks gorgeous, Zack!
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« Reply #177 on: March 27, 2019, 10:56:00 AM »
The third photo shows you why. The big bundles of insulation are blocking floor space. Very hard to walk around the shop. And the walls (plus the ceiling) of bay 1 still need to be insulated.

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« Reply #178 on: March 27, 2019, 08:13:08 PM »
Looks to me like those original high wall segments  would be blocking Bay 1 ceiling work access  over the parked Loco, so down they came.
Whatever makes your choo-choo chuff.  ;D
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Re: Shop Building Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #179 on: March 28, 2019, 02:09:54 PM »
I see the flatcar is still on blocks. How are the trucks coming along?

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