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Russ Nelson

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« Reply #90 on: August 13, 2021, 04:46:07 PM »
What's the plan for the cable pull box in front of the electrical building? That's where the two Ethernet cables go between our incoming feed and the office. Last I saw it was just a few 2X boards making a box. Ought to be something sturdier than that.

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« Reply #91 on: August 14, 2021, 05:29:50 PM »
Josh has purchased the fiberglass boxes and the will be installed Fall Work Weekend, as well as burying the conduit from where we left off near the temporary box to the Enginehouse and Car Barn.
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« Reply #92 on: August 14, 2021, 07:11:31 PM »
Getting conduit to Engine House and Carbarn will be HUGE!

Bill Baskerville

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« Reply #93 on: August 14, 2021, 10:41:33 PM »
Getting conduit to Engine House and Carbarn will be HUGE!
  It's just a little digging for Mike or Brendan.  They both just love to tear up the ground...  And they are so good at it!
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« Reply #94 on: August 14, 2021, 10:47:29 PM »
I realize I may be "spilling the beans," but rumor has it that Jason has designed a two-foot gauge TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine).

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« Reply #95 on: August 15, 2021, 10:23:19 AM »
I realize I may be "spilling the beans," but rumor has it that Jason has designed a two-foot gauge TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine).

Does that mean we can go under Route 218, rather than across it? :o

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« Reply #96 on: August 15, 2021, 11:20:56 AM »
Hopefully Jason's TBM has that all important WPCLI* option included!   ;D

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Seems like the water table might not be too far down in the vicinity of Route 218.
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« Reply #97 on: August 26, 2021, 10:28:21 AM »
Josh has purchased the fiberglass boxes and the will be installed Fall Work Weekend,
Fall Work Weekend! Yay!
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as well as burying the conduit from where we left off near the temporary box to the Enginehouse and Car Barn.
Will we be wanting wired network connectivity to the Enginehouse and Car Barn? Ewa and I could run the wires during FWW.

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« Reply #98 on: August 26, 2021, 07:55:15 PM »
We're sort of making fun of all this, but my annual contributions will continue to be dedicated to this very serious infrastructure project until 1) the electrical house is fully functional in distributing power to the entire campus, 2) the carbarn has full connectivity and is adequately lighted as a museum and car display space, and 3) the engine house if fully functionally electrically.

I hope others agree with me and will also dedicate funding resources to making this happen.

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