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Paul Uhland

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #30 on: June 22, 2019, 12:37:27 AM »
Alna wx shows mild and dry for a few days.
Tomorrow (22) should be tops for ramp track spiking, tamping.  ;)
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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #31 on: June 22, 2019, 11:21:18 AM »
33# rail sounds like something that might be used for a mining operation.  There are a lot of mines down here in WV that have shut down.  You might be able to snag some from a closed mine.

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #32 on: June 22, 2019, 09:19:25 PM »
Saturday's progress.

































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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #33 on: June 22, 2019, 10:37:06 PM »
It's amazing what our volunteers can accomplish.  It seems that there are always folks who show up when things need to be accomplished.  Then, before we know it, another task has been moved along toward completion.

My hat is off to all who worked to make the ramp track a reality.
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Paul Uhland

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #34 on: June 23, 2019, 04:01:45 PM »
Outstanding, again!
Shots 11 and 16 also just catch the edge of the car barn expansion's back wall removal.

Great photo work.
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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #35 on: June 23, 2019, 04:24:53 PM »
It may be camera angle, but I think someone needs to look at the grading between the ramp track and the bathrooms.  Sure looks like a great spot for water to pond  - maybe a little ditching will fix.
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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #36 on: June 23, 2019, 07:01:11 PM »
Wow! That was quick work! And it looks like mainline quality!

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #37 on: June 23, 2019, 07:03:22 PM »
John, that is camera angle. It is supposed to flow north around the bathroom to the new ditch Brendan dug.
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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #38 on: June 23, 2019, 08:41:45 PM »
The grade up to the ramp felt a bit like the Mt. Washington Cog.  I'm hoping that gets adjusted.

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #39 on: June 23, 2019, 09:08:34 PM »
Going to need more skates..
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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #40 on: June 24, 2019, 11:16:45 AM »
Fantastic work. So, what's next for the track crew?

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #41 on: June 24, 2019, 02:58:14 PM »
Jack and tamp the ramp track. Than reballast and tamp the low spot near the stub switch.

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #42 on: June 24, 2019, 11:10:09 PM »
Any plans to erosion-cover the area between  track and car barn, including the ditch bottom?
Yes, the track looks saggy just south of the stub switch, otherwise fine.
Must be what leveling is for.  ;)
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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #43 on: June 25, 2019, 04:31:12 PM »
New ramp track got a lift today in a couple of places.

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Re: New ramp track
« Reply #44 on: June 25, 2019, 05:01:34 PM »
Jacking and tamping today.













Today it was discovered that the tamper will work without the umbrella attachment.



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