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Volunteering — Blog Post #5

Posted: August 14, 2015 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! March 07, 2015 Today the MOW team had a meeting at the Sunol Station. We discussed many ongoing projects. One of them was Verona where there was a shelter near the tracks that may have been designed by Julia Morgan. The Verona shelter was built for Randolph […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #4

Posted: August 13, 2015 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! February 21, 2015 This time the MOW volunteers were faced with a brain teaser. Do burros have bridles? It turns out they do, when the burro in question is a Burro Crane. As part of the project to extend the railway to Pleasanton, there are many sections […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #3

Posted: August 12, 2015 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! January 31, 2015 The MOW crew met at Brightside at 8am, gathered tools and materials and switched Mongo and the ballast car out from the string of MOW vehicles. With Mongo and the ballast car on the mainline, it was time to head east. Stopping near the […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #2

Posted: August 11, 2015 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! January 17, 2015 Today I got to go to east with the MOW team to the end of track just east of Verona. This is where the railway is building track towards Pleasanton. We rode in the MOW vehicle called Mongo, formerly of the Union Pacific. We […]

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Volunteering — Blog Post #1

Posted: August 10, 2015 at 4:00 am   /   Volunteering

For details on this blog, please click here! January 10, 2015 This was my first time volunteering at NCRY since I worked on the Train of Lights during Thanksgiving week of 2008. Since I had volunteered a few times before, I knew how to get to Brightside, how to get through the gate and where […]

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