There have to be some "Tales"
about this job... Those who worked it should have
a few things to tell! The hope is that the Intermediate School
telescope will now be stable and hold Polar alignment.
Many thanks go to members who donated their time and effort to make this
happen: Rick Collett, Chris Dobie, Mark Reed, Don Risner, &
Also, much needed help was given by the ISD Onsite Staff... thanks to
Mark and Sue Jamieson, your help was truly appreciated!
Come to the May club meeting and I am sure that we will hear all of the
Some of the Equipment
The Concrete Saw
Messy Work... But Worth It!
Removing the old Pier
Removing the Concrete Squares
Thank Goodness for Heavy Equipment
No Running Allowed...
Getting Ready to Dig
How Deep Did He Say?
That is a BIG Hole!!!
Install the Vibration Barrier
Tie the Re-Bar Cage Together
Ready for Tomorrow's Pour
Gotta Extend That Shute a Bit...
This Could Take a While
Keep 'er Coming...
Topped out and Settling
Remove the Edge Material
Level it Out
Whew! It can set by itself... I'm going home...