Monthly Archives: October 2011

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

Dredge (and Rainey) Report Dredging resumed Summary of accomplishments: Dredging into Cell 5 resumed; substrate at +1 inch ML Overhead winch fixed – new battery and shortened cable Airboat to Christian Marsh to check on terracing project; Total cumulative time … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, October 28, 2011

Friday, October 28 Cool weather rolled in with an overnight front dropping a bit of rain. The weather report predicted the winds would only increase today, so I packed up and Timmy dropped me at the public dock at 8am. … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, October 27, 2011

Thursday, October 27 As the day dawned, a thick fog bank rolled in. Timmy needed to work on the pump house, and since he spends so much time helping me, I stayed to make his job go faster. There had … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, October 26, 2011

Wednesday, October 26 – No dredging today. We need new cable first and my boss, Dr. Paul Kemp, needed the Avocet, so when the fog lifted, Karen left Timmy fulfilling his Rainey duties and met Paul at Stine’s Hardware at 10am … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, October 25, 2011

Tuesday, October 25 – Fixed winch; Dredging into Cell 5 Late Monday afternoon, Karen towed Avocet from Baton Rouge and came out to the camp, after stopping at the Sportsman in Abbeville to get the speedometer fixed on the boat. … Continue reading

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No report this week

I didn’t make it out to Rainey this week. North winds sucked all the water out of the waterways so access was denied. Plus a family member was injured in an accident that required my time and energy. Next week, … Continue reading

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8 more hours of dredging

Last week I dredged for 2 days and created two more”deltas” in Cell 5 before technical difficulties shut us down. There will be a 2 week hiatus before more dredging is done. The LSU remote plane operated by Eddie Weeks … Continue reading

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