Thursday John arrived with his tractor shovel around 11am, just in time to get it over the bridge before a lorry load of blaes was tipped just south of the slab. This allowed the tractor to move half of the material to form the north ramp and Read more about Week ending 23rd April[…]
Invitation to Strathaven – click on the image for enlarged version.
Thursday While a small team worked all day on the bridge approaches others worked on the track and surrounding area. By the end of the day rubble stone edgings had been built up both sides of the bridge and rubble and blaes ramps built wide enough for small equipment like the tractors to cross. Read more about Week ending 16th April[…]
Thursday The main activity of the day was the concrete pour for the bridge deck. The delivery was late so everyone (well almost everyone) had lunch before the lorry finally arrived around 12.30. It reversed as close as it could to the shuttering and the large team then set about shifting concrete to the far Read more about Week ending 9th April[…]
Venue and meet at AMEC, Drumshoreland Road. These will commence on 2nd May at 6.30pm until light fades. Every Monday thereafter through the summer months. There will be a list of jobs for members to work on each evening. The Thursday and Saturday work parties will continue as usual.
After the hectic week of activity on the bridge and tunnel this week saw a less hectic Monday and a more normal Thursday. On both days David H painstakingly progressed the edge boards round the east curve and a start was made in marking out and clearing vegetation from the spur which will run off Read more about Week ending 2nd April[…]