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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2018, 10:19:54 PM »
Jason - thanks for the schedule. Hope it will be dry enough to paint on Monday. Will be there Tuesday to paint or whatever. Hope to be early on Saturday for Fred's crew and if the tamper is working, track crew. Parking lot? Probably.

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2018, 10:48:49 PM »
The next 10 days from Weather Underground (usually the most accurate)
https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/us/me/alna/44.11%2C-69.62

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #17 on: July 06, 2018, 05:53:21 PM »
Alna area 80s wx looks very favorable for WW&F work progress, with only showers next Thursday.
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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2018, 08:31:03 PM »
Work done on Saturday July 7:

Thankfully the hot humid weather broke yesterday, and today was cool(ish) and comfortable. 

* Ice Cream Social: over 150 people attended.  Trains had plenty of people in them.
* Bridge: Preservative was applied to the cross pieces and the large approach timbers.  Meanwhile Zack was working to put ties on the bridge, worked in with the cross braces.
* Caboose: Marcel was working on the across-the-car pieces and was starting to work on the along-the-car pieces.
* Weed whacking: Joe was trimming weeds.
* Mountain Extension: Mike was spreading gravel.  Fred and minions finished cutting up the soft wood and delivering it up the road.

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #19 on: July 07, 2018, 09:10:51 PM »
There are those "Fred Minions" again.  Are Fred Minions the same as those little Moose Trout minnows?
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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #20 on: July 08, 2018, 01:26:47 AM »
Fred and his minions must have been busy today.  When Dave and I stopped by around 8.30, there still was quite a bit of pine to be cut up and hauled away.  Must have been multiple trips.

I heard the paid ticket count was 165 today.  I saw lots of families having a good time both at Alna Center and on the train.  Thank goodness the weather was much better today than it has been the past week -- a bit cooler (still warm) and more importantly not muggy.

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #21 on: July 09, 2018, 07:30:29 PM »
Revised plan for this week:

The bridge limber truck did not arrive as expected Friday.  As a result, today was spent working on approach span beams and painting the bridge, along with a few smaller projects.

Bridge lumber truckload arrives tomorrow morning.  After unloading, we head up to do put out silt fence and work with contractor Jeff to finish up some roadbed repairs near end of track.

On Wednesday and Thursday we start building abutments.

While I can’t be here Saturday, I hope to arrange a crew foreman to carry on with abutment construction.  Once that is confirmed I’ll post that crew leader here.

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2018, 10:55:13 PM »
Ed, when you get a chance, can you pull out schedule discussion and put it under museum discussion?  Just to keep this thread clean...

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2018, 01:28:28 AM »
Ed, when you get a chance, can you pull out schedule discussion and put it under museum discussion?  Just to keep this thread clean...

A discussion regarding the merits of our train scheduling has been split off and moved to the Museum Discussion section of the forum.
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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2018, 02:16:11 AM »
Latest work pics should be outstanding, especially of the star of the show...Da Bridge, wearing a new 'outfit'!
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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #25 on: July 10, 2018, 10:50:38 AM »
Seeing a few sneak pics, it looks great. Errr, I mean RED.

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #26 on: July 10, 2018, 02:34:04 PM »
B&M red?

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #27 on: July 10, 2018, 03:13:28 PM »
Moose Trout Red.
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Doing way too much to list...

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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #28 on: July 10, 2018, 04:38:08 PM »
My fave color!
Please...don't spare the photos.
Your international fans await!   ;D
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Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #29 on: July 11, 2018, 12:36:18 AM »
Hello all,

My girlfriend and I are interested in coming up for the 27th-29th to help volunteer. After she plays at the Ossipee Music Festival on Friday, we were thinking we would come up to the railway and do some volunteering and camping if possible. I've been involved with a number of narrow gauge steam operations out west and we are heading to Wales in August to volunteer on The FFWHR for a few weeks so we figured this would be a good precursor to our 2 foot gauge excursion. Would love to know what is going on that weekend and what we may bring along to help. Luckily I packed a pair of bibs and some boots! Would love to help do some track work, load coal, paint, sand, etc. Put us to work!  ;D

Charlie