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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1245 on: August 12, 2022, 02:43:20 PM »
TBS this week -

* Interior sheathing was installed by Stan & Ralph.
* East side clapboards were finished by Stewart & Zack.
* Interior window and door trim was installed by Brendan.


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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1246 on: August 16, 2022, 03:56:37 PM »
Trout Brook Station over the last two weeks.























Track crew tamping at the south end of Trout Brook siding.





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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1247 on: August 16, 2022, 05:28:45 PM »
Press coverage of the opening of the Mountain Extension:
https://lcnme.com/currentnews/wwf-holds-grand-opening-for-mountain-extension/
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1248 on: August 16, 2022, 05:46:38 PM »
I was wondering when the Lincoln County News feature would appear.  Nicely done.  Although Brendan's photos of Trout Brook station progress the past two weeks is even better.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1249 on: August 16, 2022, 06:14:34 PM »
Really well done article.  Bravo to the writer who really got it right.

The work done on the station has been and is fantastic.  It's going to be a terrific dual destination:  railroad depot and trailhead stop/shelter, reflecting the growing partnership collaboration between the WW&F and the Land Trust

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1250 on: August 17, 2022, 09:59:00 AM »
Will the station have a stove for winter operations?
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1251 on: August 17, 2022, 10:16:56 AM »
I see two of Fred's rescued chairs have found a home.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1252 on: August 17, 2022, 10:21:55 AM »
There are no plans to have a stove in TBS.

The next step toward completion is to install the floor boards. When that's done the door trim and base boards can go on.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1253 on: August 17, 2022, 12:16:56 PM »
Is this the final exterior color or will it be painted like SS and AC?

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1254 on: August 17, 2022, 12:25:01 PM »
TBS will be painted to match the stations at Alna Center and Sheepscot.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1255 on: August 17, 2022, 05:26:23 PM »
Classy looking depot! That interior is beautiful!

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1256 on: August 18, 2022, 09:31:56 AM »
I like how the boxcar was used to take materials and tools up to the site. I take the 4 wheel cars were pulled up by 52?

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« Reply #1257 on: August 18, 2022, 10:17:48 AM »
I like how the boxcar was used to take materials and tools up to the site. I take the 4 wheel cars were pulled up by 52?

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It was handy working out of the boxcar which held lumber, tools and water.  At least one of the push cars was taken up to TBS on the F350 truck and unloaded with the lift gate.  The cars were a big help in moving lumber, supplies and tools to the work site from the end of track. The trail track served as a team track when supplies arrived by motor truck. The truck-to-rail transfer worked well with loading the push cars which were then moved by hand down to the depot, crossing the turntable on the way. Fred was a big help with this part of the operation.
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« Reply #1258 on: August 19, 2022, 09:15:15 AM »
That's a very efficient system. Stewart.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1259 on: August 19, 2022, 11:02:54 AM »
It will be a relief when the "official" MOW track/tool boxcar is completed and able to deliver tools and parts directly to a worksite anywhere on the line.
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