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Jason M Lamontagne

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« on: August 03, 2018, 05:25:15 PM »
August 3, 2018

New Google Maps satellite view shows the turntable, bridge under construction in lot, new track on Davis Grade (albeit a little wiggly), and a steam train just north of Sheepscot Mills Crossing.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Wiscasset,+Waterville+and+Farmington+Railway+Museum/@44.0616691,-69.623761,661m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x4caded372f244245:0x99e60ff947391b9f!8m2!3d44.060622!4d-69.623688

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2018, 06:29:22 PM »
Will need to figure how to refresh the image. I am looking at a Pre-turntable photo. But found it in google earth. A Saturday photo, showing Fred loading the pick up with stuff from the front house ramp. 52 with the flat full of ditchings and the Kubota, as well as the equipment car are on the runthrough track.
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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2018, 01:05:39 AM »
Yes -- for the satellite image I see something pre-turntable, but Google Earth has much more recent images.  You've got much better eyes than I, Mike, if that's Fred loading the pickup!

Definitely looks to be a Saturday, and I don't see leaves on the trees.  Hopefully the following links work.  They load sloooowly, and I have high-speed internet.

Sheepscot:   https://earth.google.com/web/@44.06116041,-69.62338714,25.63922147a,324.90931269d,35y,0h,0t,0r

Steam train just north of Sheepscot Mills -- can you see it?:   https://earth.google.com/web/@44.0725466,-69.62144015,29.78311438a,320.76536653d,35y,0h,0t,0r

Alna Center:   https://earth.google.com/web/@44.0823632,-69.62397485,35.02674352a,315.52173598d,35y,-0h,0t,0r

Top of Mountain:   https://earth.google.com/web/@44.0951941,-69.62384434,35.59006218a,314.9584276d,35y,0h,0t,0r

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2018, 01:12:11 AM »
I am pretty sure this is right around spring work weekend.  Fred is taking apart the old handicap ramp, and there is wood stacked by the new north stairway. 

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2018, 01:14:51 AM »
I wonder why my satellite image is what everyone else sees on google earth... maybe I’m just on the cutting edge?

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2018, 01:49:25 AM »
My laptop is eight years old, so maybe...
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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2018, 10:59:48 AM »
Using Google Earth Pro, I get the same image from 5/4/18 that Jason has.

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2018, 03:33:59 PM »
Question from an ol' digital-learning-impaired geezah: Does google make one pay to download Chrome?

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2018, 04:09:32 PM »
Chrome is free.  And, in my opinion, much better than Internet Exploder (Explorer) and probably somewhat better than Firefox.

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2018, 06:59:32 PM »
If you are running the Creators version of Windows 10 and an antivirus program, be aware that Chrome may not work correctly. Until Google fixes it, I would suggest using Firefox or Edge. The Web version of Google Earth will only work with Chrome. You can install Google Earth as separate program. It is free.

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Re: Google Maps
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2018, 09:46:13 PM »
With Windows 10 and Edge you can use Google maps and get the latest satellite image.
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