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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2023, 09:43:26 PM »


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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2023, 12:07:40 PM »
Pile driving last week.





















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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2023, 07:28:13 PM »
 Brendan, thanks for the photos of the pile driver at work on the new passenger platform, interesting to know the process of installing the pile.

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2023, 01:52:10 PM »
Really impressive work! Having the platform further north will be nice for simplifying the run-around move. Does shorten the overall trip, however ::)

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2023, 02:23:36 PM »
Does shorten the overall trip, however ::)

We're planning a northward extension of the platform at Trout Brook to compensate for this.
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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #20 on: January 17, 2023, 06:21:19 PM »
Was totally unaware of the apring/ice house under the platform.  Is it still functional?

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2023, 07:50:47 PM »
Bob, if you're talking about the small building at the north end of the pilings, that's the house for the pump to the water tower.  It still is functional.

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #22 on: January 19, 2023, 11:25:19 PM »
"We're planning a northward extension of the platform at Trout Brook to compensate for this."

Thanks Ed. I was very concerned about this.

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2023, 05:08:15 PM »
Today's adventure. Pictures from Jason, Steve L, and myself.



























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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #24 on: February 14, 2023, 05:11:39 PM »
Wow!
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What–me worry?

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #25 on: February 14, 2023, 05:34:30 PM »
Double wow!! But why was the shelter on the turntable?

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #26 on: February 14, 2023, 06:16:00 PM »
Never a dull moment at the WW&F!!

Does this mean it's going to TOM by rail and not by truck?

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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #27 on: February 14, 2023, 06:26:56 PM »
The building was on the turntable because it won't fit past the water tower without removing the water spout so we were hoping to take it on the service track instead. However, it wouldn't clear the round house either. The water spout will have to be removed and at the same time we can fix the brackets and straighten it out. It was an exciting day to say the least!
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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #28 on: February 14, 2023, 07:03:15 PM »
The building was on the turntable because it won't fit past the water tower without removing the water spout so we were hoping to take it on the service track instead. However, it wouldn't clear the round house either.

WARNING

BUILDING ON CAR WILL NOT CLEAR SIDE OF BUILDING
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Re: Sheepscot Passenger Platform Reconstruction - Official Work Thread
« Reply #29 on: February 14, 2023, 07:46:52 PM »
We’ve had some interesting loads on our rails, from Stewart’s truck, to trusses for the pavilion, to this. A few more and there will be enough for a WW&F Ry Press book on “The Loads of the WW&F Ry”.
Very impressive!
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