Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dredge (and Rainey) Report Dredging resumed; Aerial photography, September 30, 2011

Summary of accomplishments: Dredging into Cell 5 resumed; additional 8.5 hours Aerial photographs by remote plane acquired of Christian Marsh and Dredge area Total cumulative time dredging in Cell 5: 53.5 hours Impediments: front winch (pump up/down) binds and quits; … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, Dredging resumed, September 30, 2011

Friday, September 30 Friday dawned muggy but a little cooler. Timmy left to pick up an electrician for 7am, and I stayed to pack up and take my usual dawn photographs. Standing on the back deck concentrating through the viewfinder, … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Dredging resumed; Aerial photography, September 29, 2011

Thursday, September 29 A storm passed through overnight dropping about a half inch of rain. Timmy had installed the doors on the big building yesterday while I dredged, and a brief survey proved that nothing was leaking. He intended to … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Dredging resumed; Aerial photography, September 28, 2011

Wednesday, September 28 – Aerial photography by Remote Plane Eddie Weeks from LSU was scheduled to arrive with his remote plane this morning. At 8am, I followed the airboat to Christian Marsh, where Timmy and I deployed the 4’ x … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Dredging resumed; Aerial photography, September 27, 2011

Tuesday, September 27 – Dredging into Cell 5 Timmy picked me up at the public dock at 8 am, I dropped my gear at the camp and we were at the dredge site by 9:00 am.  Since the water level … Continue reading

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Dredging to resume hopefully this week

Last week, my daughter helped me put a new canopy on the dredge to replace the tarp ripped up by the last tropical storm, and the hose was untangled, also a result of the storm (see dredge report Sept 23). Dredging … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report,Building Construction, September 23, 2011

Dredge (and Rainey) Report Building Construction September 23, 2011 Summary of accomplishments: New canopy on the dredge No dredging; but untangled the dredge hose Finished outside of big building Dredging has been postponed until the storage buildings have been minimally … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, Building Construction, September 23, 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011 It was a slow morning. After 3 weeks of strenuous work in the heat and mosquitoes and the pressing anxiety of getting the buildings together during hurricane season, the satisfaction of completing the daunting job left … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, Building Construction, September 22, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011 Eddie Weeks and with his remote controlled plane was scheduled for today, but we discovered the night before that he wasn’t coming. This gave us a whole day we had not expected, to get things done. … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, Building Construction, September 21, 2011

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Help was expected today, so Timmy was out at the big building early to frame up windows and the door. Over the weekend, he had finished installing the framing trusses and the crew from the Broussard … Continue reading

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