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Volunteering — Blog Post #17

Posted: September 3, 2017 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

August 05, 2017 The first Saturday of the month came around again, as it always does, and it was time to head out to the east end of the line to continue our push toward Pleasanton. We put down and joined four more panels of 132lb (head free) rail as we progress toward the Happy […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #16

Posted: May 28, 2017 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! May 06, 2017 It was the first Saturday of the month, so it must have been time to add to the railway again. We continued building track, but this time, we didn’t have any more 136lb rail track panels. We had to build the track from pieces. […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #15

Posted: May 21, 2017 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! April 01 and 15, 2017 Track Building continued as we placed six more panels. These were the last panels of the 136 pound rail (136-lbs per yard) that we have. Next time we will have to ‘stick build’ the track, laying ties, tie plates, rails and then […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #14

Posted: April 23, 2017 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! March 04, 2017 It was time, once again, to add more track panels to the east end of the railway. We started to prepare the MOW train to leave Brightside yard and I noticed two very new and very shiny MOW push cars. Why do we work […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #13

Posted: April 16, 2017 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! February 04, 2017 – by Brian Hitchcock Last month we got the sections of panel track ready to be added to the line east of Verona crossing, and this month, it was time to place as many of those panels as we could. With the Burro crane […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #12

Posted: April 9, 2017 at 4:01 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! January 14,  2017 It’s a new year and that means it’s time to return to building track east of Verona. With the panels that have already been placed east of the Verona crossing the track extends east about a quarter mile from the UP overcrossing. Last month’s […]

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