Category: Trail Work

Water bars on 407

Rick Mckirryher was hired to install water bars on our trail 407.When I left at noon on Monday he had installed 24 water bars  and he was not to the good road yet. He was making great progress though. John … more...

Ray’s Photos

I have had at least one comment that people cannot see the photos in the recent post,  Ray Duquette’s 2017 Bridge Photos. I just tried it and from my end I see them fine. If any one is having … more...

Attaching Bridge Timbers to I-Beams

Screws and washers attachment

I was wondering about how or if the bridge planks were attached to the I-beams and while browsing through another set of photos Roy has posted to SmugMug I found the answer in this photo. You … more...

Ray Duquette’s 2017 Bridge Photos

 Ray along with working with us building this bridge took a lot of photos to show that these bridges do not just appear out of space. A lot of work preparing and designing and building these structures has to be … more...

Bridge Update

We installed the side bunkers this morning. The bridge looks really nice. Today we had Dave, Ray, Mike, Gary helping. Thank you guys for  all your help.

I forgot to mention the people who were helping even though it was … more...

I Beam Bridge Update

We were up installing the 8″ oak decking on the I Beams this morning. It rained some but we got the job done. We also installed the outside runners. The problem is that the battery-powered units could not keep up … more...

I Beam Bridge Update

I told you I would try to let you know how things went today. It went very well. The abutments and I beams are in and the cross braces are welded on and Rick and Fred have them all back … more...

Bridge building update

Dave and Rick Hubbard roughed in the areas for the concrete abutments. Hopefully we will have the concrete and I beams set tomorrow so we can work on the tread area on Saturday. If you are going to help on … more...

Bridge Building September 30 – 31, 2017

Just an up date that we will be installing the I Beam bridge this Saturday and Sunday if needed. The weather is going to be great for working. We will be starting at 8:00 am. Hope to see you there!… more...

Bridge Building

We will be building a 50+ foot steel I beam bridge starting on Saturday September 30th and October 1st. We will be looking for people to help. Please let me know if you can help and also let me know … more...