April 18-21, 2014
Work on the high line has been steady with John Griffin plugging away at it many times a week as he gets in time. The early weekenders said he plugged at it all day Thursday and I saw and helped on Friday. Saturday the younger ones worked on the heavy stuff and we cleared thirty feet of roadbed in this rocky terrain. Rough grade was also completed that far so next time we can lay down a little track. Might even start on the switch so we can move the batch plant up the hill readying us for the next round of trestles. Of course we still have some heavy rock work to get through yet.
The Stites brought out their GE and Mom and Dad had theirs out too. John had the freight motor rolling around on the bookend days and Matt had the PE juice jack hitting the rails. I actually ran the 4-4-0 most of the time but the Alco made a trip just to keep it freed up. Not a bad weekend; six different locomotives, lots of family and friends and plenty of progress. See you Memorial Day for a little track laying.
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