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Re: Shop Building & Machinery Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #105 on: August 22, 2017, 04:38:43 PM »
While I deeply appreciate the efforts of those who do post pictures, I completely understand the lack of photos. When I go to Sheepscot, I always leave my phone in the car for several reasons. I don't want it to get damaged, and I also don't want to ruin the 1920 experience.

I'm sure photos will be coming with time.
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« Reply #106 on: August 22, 2017, 06:55:07 PM »
If you think about it, the three people that post the most pictures are Brendan, Mike and Start.  I tried to learn how, but you have to go outside the discussion group to a photo-specific website, and then paste in the link on the discussion group.

Perhaps Brendan and Mike can reeducate us so that more of us can do this.  I was there late this afternoon (running in to John McNamara) and took a picture of the opened up bay, but I still don't really know how to effectively post it.

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« Reply #107 on: August 22, 2017, 09:37:42 PM »
Jason sent me some pictures from today to post. We decided to remove the plywood wall between bays 1 and 2 to have more working room between bays 1 and 2. Bay 1 was the orginal shop building and the plywood being removed is the original outside wall sheathing of bay 1. All the posts that hold up the building will still be in place in that wall. We hope as a future project we can remove the posts between bays 1 and 2 and install the same ibeam setup as we just did between bays 2 and 3. A concrete floor and sills for bay1 are also on the future project list.

Looking south into the building from the bay 3 door.



Looking north from bay 3 in the shop extension you can see the first section of the wall between bays 1 and 2 removed.



Looking into bay 1 at the first section of wall removed betwwen bays 1 and 2.



Looking south into the building from the bay 2 door.



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Re: Shop Building & Machinery Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #108 on: August 23, 2017, 07:07:27 AM »
So much for trying to heat bay 1.
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« Reply #109 on: August 23, 2017, 07:30:06 AM »
Yep. I was thinking the same thing, Mike.

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« Reply #110 on: August 23, 2017, 07:37:22 AM »
Thanks for the images.

I do think Mike has a point regarding bay 1.

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« Reply #111 on: August 23, 2017, 01:54:06 PM »
Jason and Brendan...
Mega-thanks for the comprehensive pics!  ;D
The shop does look much bigger, somehow neater,  with the old columns gone.
Very nice. Great work, you guys.
Can't wait to see that clean, level floor slab appear in a few days.
That job will be a piece of cake, right??   ;)

BTW, what are those old sections of boxcar sheathing for?
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« Reply #112 on: August 23, 2017, 06:57:05 PM »
Sorry I left out Jason as the other major source of pics...the four of them are fantastic in keeping us visually up to date.

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« Reply #113 on: August 24, 2017, 08:27:21 AM »
That's the original sheathing of 309. The shadow of the number can be just made out on the in the 4th photo
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« Reply #114 on: August 24, 2017, 09:23:51 AM »
I was wondering whatever happened to Lightening. Welcome back!

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« Reply #115 on: August 24, 2017, 10:59:29 AM »
But, But, where we will hang everything we don't need and never use but don't want to get rid of?  ;)
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« Reply #116 on: August 24, 2017, 04:17:18 PM »
Somebody mentioned there's now a storage  container beyond the parking lot.  ;)
Needs some green paint, when you guys get a chance.  ;D
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« Reply #117 on: August 24, 2017, 05:55:22 PM »
The first box is nearly full; another one wouldn't hurt. As Mike suggested some time ago, if they were set up parallel with space between, the area could be easily roofed over as parking for the Kubota and the dozer.

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« Reply #118 on: August 24, 2017, 07:11:12 PM »
One container is enough. Just need to organize it..
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Re: Shop Building & Machinery Improvements - Official Work Thread
« Reply #119 on: August 24, 2017, 10:37:24 PM »
I'm with Mike on that- one is enough. That part of the campus is startin to look a bit worse for the wear- through no specific action- rather it's just the place where things seem to end up. Unfortunately, it's also the first place visitors see when they get out of their car and the last place they see when they leave.