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Jeff Schumaker

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #30 on: September 28, 2019, 10:09:34 PM »
Great photos. Looking forward to seeing the pad up close at FWW.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #31 on: September 29, 2019, 12:09:04 AM »
Spinney removed the forms today

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #32 on: September 29, 2019, 12:14:18 AM »
How soon can "construction" begin? Will it be on the FWW project list?

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #33 on: September 29, 2019, 11:34:49 AM »
Now the big question is:  Who's going to admit scratching their initials into the new concrete?   ???

Fred and I sealed the concrete on Saturday.  There were no scratches, dents nor animal prints (including human). :)

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #34 on: September 30, 2019, 04:16:46 PM »
Thank you Bredan for the coverage. That museum that is going to host the amazing MNG collection will be surely a plus for the WW&F turnout  as soon as it's open,which wont take long given the pace works are coming along.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #35 on: September 30, 2019, 06:49:44 PM »
Sooo, when can we get the narrow gauge convention back in Maine?  With all this additional work completed, people will be hopping to see what we have done.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #36 on: September 30, 2019, 08:11:54 PM »
The narrow gauge convention is planned several years ahead so I would think the next open year is at least five years from now so 2024 or 2025
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #37 on: October 27, 2019, 12:12:39 AM »
Brendan Barry and assistants have been busy on the car barn extension.  Leading up to today (Saturday, October 26th), the sills had been installed.  Today, some of the vertical posts were installed.

First thing this morning at 8.41 a.m.  It had rained overnight.


The view at lunchtime.


The view at the end of the day.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #38 on: October 31, 2019, 02:27:32 PM »
Car barn constuction pictures over the last week.

Removing the trim from the car barn.



Timber delivery.





Putting up the frame.

































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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #39 on: October 31, 2019, 05:18:19 PM »
Thanks for the photos, Brendan. Things are starting to take shape.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #40 on: October 31, 2019, 10:52:58 PM »
It's amazing what the weekday crew can accomplish in a short period of time.  Congratulations.  (Sorry I could not join you this week...)

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #41 on: November 10, 2019, 02:06:44 AM »
Photogenic status as of today, 11/9/19

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #42 on: November 10, 2019, 12:57:17 PM »
Will the rafters bet set next?

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #43 on: November 10, 2019, 01:01:33 PM »
Hope we can put trusses up this coming week. A lot will depend on the weather and wind.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #44 on: November 10, 2019, 01:49:50 PM »
The campus will look a lot different this spring, with the display track by the garage, the third turntable lead with a locomotive on it, the expanded car barn. 

I am sure it is in the plan, but might I suggest a gravel path from the parking lot to the car barn to encourage visitors to see what is there?  Perhaps a large sign directing folks to the static display.
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