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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #255 on: December 10, 2021, 11:54:43 AM »
Thank you so much Jeff for those clarifications and the nice video whose ragtime music I like too.  In Pithivers the cats that loiter around the facilities  don't stay long because they have a home and they mostly patronize  the place when their humans are on vacation. I'm gonna share the video on Fb. Have a good weekend.

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« Reply #256 on: December 18, 2021, 07:11:31 PM »


This view also shows the recent track work the track crew performed this week.
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« Reply #257 on: March 14, 2022, 03:38:19 PM »
I was impressed with how fast the Car Barn went up; but the new engine house is even better! Soon it will be spring and I am looking forward to seeing the first lumber in 2022 going into or onto the new building!
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« Reply #258 on: March 24, 2022, 11:44:26 AM »
Progress over the last week and half.

Looking down stall 2 towards the turn table.



Stewart finishing the sheathing on the east wall.





Fred cutting boards for the wall sheathing.



Looking from the front of stall 3 toward the back of stall 1.





Fred and Stewart cutting lumber for the stall 2 door header.



Looking down stall 2 with the door header in place.




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« Reply #259 on: March 24, 2022, 12:16:31 PM »
Interesting how the sheathing pattern is different on the header between stall 3 and stall 2.
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« Reply #260 on: March 24, 2022, 12:51:59 PM »
Guess it will be hidden behind the shake finish, so these photos are the documentation of how and what went in to the construction. Looking great!

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« Reply #261 on: March 24, 2022, 03:35:36 PM »
Looks better every day! Glad the weather has finally moderated so you can get back to serious work.

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« Reply #262 on: March 24, 2022, 05:31:34 PM »
Guess it will be hidden behind the shake finish, so these photos are the documentation of how and what went in to the construction. Looking great!
Will the engine house be sided in shingles or shakes? There is a difference. Shakes are split off where shingles are sawn smooth on both sides and tapered.

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« Reply #263 on: March 24, 2022, 06:25:38 PM »
At the back of stall 2. I see the window cut ins have been closed up. Are you going to use skylights for this back area?
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« Reply #264 on: March 25, 2022, 08:26:46 AM »
Keith, you are most likely correct.  I used the wrong term for the material finish.  I seem to recall that we have used shingles on other buildings.  My apologies.

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« Reply #265 on: March 25, 2022, 09:57:02 AM »
In the back, Brendan framed in the windows, then was told where the office is going to be (NE corner) they wanted the north wall with no window so that they could have shelving.  I think the idea is once the location of the office wall is known for sure, that the window holes will be moved over.

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« Reply #266 on: March 25, 2022, 07:06:55 PM »
It will be shingles as that is how the original was. I believe most of the shingles are on hand.
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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #267 on: March 31, 2022, 08:41:22 PM »
Headers finished over the doors.



Rafters goings up in stall one and two.



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« Reply #268 on: April 07, 2022, 04:16:25 PM »
Rafters over stall one are done.







Some more rafters went up in stall two.



Fred got some new chairs.



Started putting the roof overhang over the front of stall three.



Using the big forklift for a work bench up on the scaffolding.





A couple more of the big forklift inside for scale. The machine is almost 11' tall and 27' long including the forks.





View from the staircase on the side of the house.

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« Reply #269 on: April 07, 2022, 04:24:52 PM »
Rafters over stall one are done.
Nice work!  8)









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