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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #360 on: September 13, 2020, 06:43:35 AM »
Not a silly question at all. There is no room for the crane at the other end. So we are starting there and working toward the middle. The last few trusses will be put up individually.

We expect, as well as things have gone and the great help we have had, to be able to build and set a group of trusses a day now.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #361 on: September 13, 2020, 10:08:25 AM »
So, besides Fred, who were your helpers, Mike?

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #362 on: September 13, 2020, 05:23:59 PM »
A new volunteer Brian, Zack, James, Dave, Fred and Stewart. 
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« Reply #363 on: September 13, 2020, 09:16:29 PM »
A new volunteer Brian, Zack, James, Dave, Fred and Stewart.
While Brian might be 'new' in perspective of the timeline of the other WW&F members  mentioned in Mike's post, if I am not mistaken he is referring to Brian Strait, who I believe first volunteered at Sheepscot at Spring WWF 2019, [somehow seems like a lifetime ago, pre-covid] :) so perhaps not all that 'new volunteer'. I recognize Brian's name, as IIRC we both joined the WW&F at about the  same time.  ;D
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #364 on: September 13, 2020, 09:31:45 PM »
Nope, different Brian. Brian Strait is almost an old timer by now.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #365 on: September 14, 2020, 06:27:33 AM »
I had forgotten Brians last name. Now that I have processed his membership I can say it is Whitney.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #366 on: September 14, 2020, 06:27:59 AM »
Because someone has to say it....

We need a way to keep our Brians straight.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #367 on: September 14, 2020, 07:04:52 AM »
Good one Ed.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #368 on: September 19, 2020, 06:13:25 PM »
8:58, first side done. Brian and I were screwing while Zack, Dwight and Fred lugged lumber.



09:51. Next side was finished, just in time for a presidential inspection..



Before 10:30, we had moved the crane into position and set the group.



Slowly bringing it together.



Zack on the left, Fred center and Dwight on the right waiting..





25 feet up..



End of the day. Braced and secured.



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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #369 on: September 19, 2020, 07:42:10 PM »
I so wish I could be there to help.  The Pavilion is going to be gorgeous when it's all done with the siding.  Are we going to paint the wood or just apply wood preservative?
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #370 on: September 19, 2020, 08:05:07 PM »
No plans on paint yet. I would not mind letting it age naturally, with no paint. Go to grey and blend in (minus the white trim and brown roof) and look like it has been there a while..
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #371 on: September 21, 2020, 10:19:02 AM »
Mike,
        You are not alone; the Durango Railroad Historical Society just built a similar shed in Silverton, Colorado to protect their collection of freight cars. There  are pictures of it over on the Narrow Gauge Discussion Forum. They used that broad gauge track that is three feet across!

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #372 on: September 21, 2020, 10:56:38 AM »
The new DRHS car shed in Durango is a bit different from the WW&F Pavilion in the the gable ends of the DRHS shed are covered in the same kind of painted/Gavalume steel as the roof.   As I understood it, except for the steel roof, the rest of the Pavilion is/will be wood, with the goal of making it resemble the old corn processing shed seen earlier in this thread.

Here is a photo of the DRHS shed showing the steel ends:


Other photos of the DRHS shed seen can be seen in this NGDF thread:
http://ngdiscussion.net/phorum/read.php?1,405185

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #373 on: September 21, 2020, 11:59:41 AM »
That is a nice building. Looks like it may need some bracing, but I can't tell by the photo what has really been done..
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #374 on: September 21, 2020, 06:28:46 PM »
They had corn processing sheds in the San Juan country??  Never knew that tho I grew up there....

Shades of those along the WW&F (which our pavilion resembles)