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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #90 on: September 01, 2014, 06:58:48 PM »
Careful Guys!  Don't want to get flagged and sent to the "whimsical" camp again for re-education  ;)
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #91 on: September 01, 2014, 07:32:25 PM »
It's a nice camp. I always go back there!
Looks like alot of great things going on up there. Hope I can make it up there sometime this fall.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #92 on: November 07, 2015, 08:36:24 PM »
A couple of photos from today.

First, the work train at Top of Mountain after the run-around.


Next, Mike makes good use of the crane to put big pieces into place:

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« Reply #93 on: November 07, 2015, 08:52:33 PM »
The dozer took a trip to the North end today. I managed to get what I wanted done, though I had to hustle to do it. I would have rather the excavator too for the ditches, but managed to open them up with the dozer.




Loaded and ready to head north.




Running around and getting ready to build the ramp.




There was a skidder road across the ROW here that I had to push back up the bank. Then put the ditch back. Washout is just beyond the white vertical board in the distance. The while board is on the center for that curve.




Looking South toward Top of the Mountain.




Ditches are a little soupy





Both shots looking North





Dozer parked and ready to head south with the diesel. It was getting dark fast, and at 4:30 when I made it back, all outside lights were on.





A little muddy
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #94 on: November 07, 2015, 10:30:16 PM »
Mike, you done some  damn good dirt pushing!
TOM-north ROW work has officially started. :D
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #95 on: November 08, 2015, 12:13:08 AM »
That's an impressive amount of grading done in a very short time! How far is it to the first washout?

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« Reply #96 on: November 08, 2015, 09:12:24 AM »
650 feet from the current end of track to the leading edge of the washout.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #97 on: November 08, 2015, 11:07:11 AM »
Wow, 650 feet of north bound track sounds like a good Fall Work Weekend project for our esteemed track crew team.

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« Reply #98 on: November 10, 2015, 03:09:29 PM »
How about an excellent SPRING Trackwork Weekend coming up?
Mike does some impressive eyeball grading and ditching.
Just as long as Case-y Jones doesn't get stuck!  ;)
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #99 on: November 10, 2015, 03:41:52 PM »
Mike, will the stumps in or near the drainage ditches get pulled out?

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #100 on: November 10, 2015, 09:36:46 PM »
Yes Dave. Kubota will handle what I did not get with the dozer. Accept the larger ones. I almost had one on the west slope out, but was digging a hole in the grade so I quit. Trying to keep what we can as it was when the RR was in service.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #101 on: November 10, 2015, 09:53:02 PM »
Spring work weekend will concentrate on getting the North Yard and the car barn tracks into good shape.  And maybe extending the Woods Track!

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #102 on: January 02, 2016, 07:30:22 PM »
« Last Edit: January 06, 2016, 07:40:45 PM by Mike Fox »
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #103 on: January 06, 2016, 06:31:11 PM »
 James or Mike, Will the new siding at the top of TOM be on the west side of the mail line?  Look forward to pictures of woods crew clearing more area.  Fred L. Kuhns

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« Reply #104 on: January 11, 2016, 10:47:46 AM »
Yes, plans are to build a new siding to serve the future "mills at TOM on the west side, of the main line.