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Ted Miles

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #375 on: June 30, 2023, 12:43:08 PM »
The people at you local Home Depot must love the museum; with the amount of fiberglass insulation bats and wall sheathing the museum has purchased for the two Engine Houses! The locos are going to be so happy in there. Wait! They have already been happy in there!

Maybe they will become Museum Members?

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #376 on: July 03, 2023, 04:36:24 PM »
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A discussion regarding the crew priorities in regards to the Engine House has been moved to the Member's Only section of the forum.

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #377 on: July 08, 2023, 08:25:02 PM »
Brendan Barry on the ladder installing rock wool insulation, as Zack Wyllie installs strapping to mount the interior wall planks.  Stewart Rhine and Fred Morse were cutting the strapping for Zack.


The engine house interior crew:  Stewart Rhine, Brendan Barry, Fred Morse and Zack Wyllie.
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« Reply #378 on: July 09, 2023, 07:10:09 AM »
Wish I could be there to help you guys out, but I'm trying to get healthy enough to go Ireland next month on a vacation I promised my wife three years ago.

For those who say Covid was no big deal, you didn't have to walk in my shoes.
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« Reply #379 on: July 09, 2023, 08:23:44 AM »
Bill, Thanks for the photo of the four of us in the engine house.  It's a pleasure to be part of this group on this project.  The photo got me to thinking about all the times we have worked together through the years, I figured the combination of membership / time contributed by Zack, Fred, Brendan and myself totals about 103 years.
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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #380 on: July 29, 2023, 08:11:11 PM »
Zack (left) and Stewart (in the pit) were busy today working on wall strapping and window trim.
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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #381 on: July 29, 2023, 08:53:30 PM »
Actually, I dropped a screw and we're trying to figure out where it went.

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« Reply #382 on: July 29, 2023, 09:22:39 PM »
I thought, with the hot, humid weather today, we were talking about turning the pit into a pool.  Perhaps not...
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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #383 on: July 29, 2023, 10:31:11 PM »
How many laps to get a mile?

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« Reply #384 on: July 30, 2023, 08:02:27 AM »
Actually, I dropped a screw and we're trying to figure out where it went.

Did you find it? ;D

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #385 on: August 12, 2023, 08:21:56 PM »
A couple of photos taken today.  First, Stewart Rhine and Melanie Sembret (apologies if I misspelled your last name!) installing east wall strapping by the engine house pit track.


Later in the day, volunteers at rest in the engine house.  I'm surprised Fred Morse allowed it.  Pictured (left-to-right) are Zack Wyllie, Roger Whitney, Stewart, Megan Propst and Fred.
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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #386 on: August 12, 2023, 09:04:45 PM »
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Doing way too much to list...

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« Reply #387 on: August 14, 2023, 07:09:07 PM »
As Mike and Bill's photos show, the picnic weekend was treated like a WW&F Work Weekend by the engine house crew.  So much work was done by 7 people that the east interior wall was completely covered in vapor barrier and shiplap sheathing in two days.  The photo of the completed wall (on FB) was taken Sunday afternoon as Tom was wrapping up carpentry operations at the front corner.  Brendan built a special temporary floor for us to set staging and ladders on which made things much better.  Two windows and the side door still need cleats, insulation and casing/trim and we hope to finish that this week.

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #388 on: August 17, 2023, 02:57:33 PM »
Brendan Barry on the ladder installing rock wool insulation, as Zack Wyllie installs strapping to mount the interior wall planks.

Ahhh, Zack is a strapping young man!

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #389 on: August 17, 2023, 06:47:57 PM »
The east wall windows were finished today with the installation of sills, sill plates, casing and trim.