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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #30 on: February 20, 2021, 09:02:31 PM »
I keep telling the guys I'm getting tired of seeing the same 10 or 12 people every week. We can't wait either. The first work weekend we can have safely we better plan on no work getting done.. Just lots of catching up. Unless of course Fred is around. Then you better catch up quick because he doesn't stop for long.
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #31 on: February 22, 2021, 11:20:17 AM »
Anticipated work Tuesday and Wednesday February 23-24 2021.

Maintenance Locomotive #9
Shop work Vacuum brakes
Shop rearrangement/organizing
Vehicle repair (pending)
Coach #9 Assembly (pending)
Campus clean up

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #32 on: February 24, 2021, 07:50:29 AM »
Anticipated work for Saturday Feb 27:

* Top of Mountain clearing
* Boxcar 56
* Machine shop reorg
* Vehicle repair

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #33 on: February 24, 2021, 07:18:45 PM »
Come join us at TOM. This will be one of the last cut and burn sessions this year, and the last at TOM for this year, unless the weather turns cold again. Looking like afternoon rain, so we should get the morning in as usual.
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #34 on: February 24, 2021, 08:44:38 PM »
Work completed Tuesday and Wednesday 23-24 February 2021.

Tuesday:
*  Maintenance and repairs started on Locomotive #9  (Roger and Wes C)
*  Shop work (Jerry, Carlos an Jason)
*  Vehicle repairs, tractor (Brendan, Fred and Jonathan)
*  Shop materials arrangement (Brian W, Chuck, JB, Steve L)
*  New wheels arrive and stored.
*  Back Hoe rear tires taken to Waterville for replacement  (Randy)

Wednesday:
*  Tamper (Wilma) Engine inspection begins. Engine checks made,  engine is started.
    Motor runs, inspection will continue. (Brendan, Steve L, Fred and Randy)
*  Locomotive #9 maintenance continues. (Roger, Wes C. and Jason)
*  Electric building work. (Zack)
*  Shop clean up (everyone)

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #35 on: February 25, 2021, 07:46:28 PM »
I'll be in the shop again working on the drill doing the last round of paint stripping and prep. Great opportunity for new volunteers (or anyone!) who can't make it up to TOM to cut.
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #36 on: February 27, 2021, 07:12:13 PM »
Work done on Saturday Feb 27:

* Top of Mtn cutting: we cut 8 until about 11, and had 3 fires.
* Machine shop: Alan and crew were cleaning the "new" milling machine.  Jason was welding for brake cylinders.
* Boxcar 56: Marcel and crew were working on the end beams.  One end beam is ready for fitting.
* Cartography Department: Ed was working on some mapping with respect to the Fossel property and the Clark property.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #37 on: February 27, 2021, 08:46:07 PM »
We worked very hard this morning to beat the weather at TOM. Even with the shortened day, we got a decent amount done. I anticipate this was the last session for cutting there for this winter. Next weekend, Sheepscot.

We had been going for about an hour and a half at this point.



11am. Pretty much done for the day.









After noon, piles were burning down nicely.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #38 on: February 28, 2021, 07:34:40 AM »
Thanks for the photos, Mike--both here and for the various projects active in the Sheepscot shops.  Good progress on many fronts.
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #39 on: February 28, 2021, 08:40:20 AM »
Are you just thinning the trees in that area?
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #40 on: February 28, 2021, 09:29:26 AM »
For now we are just thining, and removing the weaker trees. They are so dense that the firs and poplar are dying. We are leaving the bigger trees unless they are in the way. The area will be stumped and leveled eventually, giving more useable space.
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