Author Topic: Down the Mountain to Trout Brook - Official Work Thread  (Read 64297 times)

John Kokas

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Re: Down the Mountain to Trout Brook - Official Work Thread
« Reply #420 on: January 21, 2018, 03:35:18 PM »
Its a shame that a Lombard wasn't available, looks like there is a lot of lumber that could be dragged out of there.  Hope there will be more cutting coming, especially some of those leaning trees on the uphill side that I see in some of the pics.  Those are blow-downs just waiting to happen.

Hey Mike as a side note,  what do you think of ROWMOW converting a couple of the Koppel chassis to log car bogies.  There is some great vid's on YouTube of similar set-ups that are in daily use on logging lines in Europe.

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« Reply #421 on: January 21, 2018, 07:06:12 PM »
That's quite a crew in the photos, but I don't see Fred.

Jeff S.
Fred was able to join us, tending to one of the fires closer to the end of track. And of course he was smiling
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« Reply #422 on: January 21, 2018, 07:09:34 PM »
Hi John,

Some of the trees will be cut eventually, but our intent this winter was and is getting the ones out of the way for construction. Next winter we can take a train in and do more removal if we decide to.
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« Reply #423 on: January 21, 2018, 07:42:38 PM »
That's quite a crew in the photos, but I don't see Fred.

Jeff S.
Fred was able to join us, tending to one of the fires closer to the end of track. And of course he was smiling

He'd be smiling more if he had a chainsaw in his hands. :D

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