Dee and Bob (taking picture) prepare the first bridge section for painting
July 25th 2019 Operations Council Meeting Minutes
Meeting opened at 12:30 pm
Review and Approve Minutes - Motion to Approve Approved by Bruce, seconded by Kevin H.
(this month’s minutes taken by Ken K, Thanks !)
Finance Report - (Kevin Hayashi) $4,718.13 in account AR is zero 2019 allowance of $3,500 received (whole year) We now have 62 members 3 dropped for non-payment.
Project Status Reports:
North Yard - (Kevin Hayashi) - Crossover to main line removed, straightened and reinstalled. Drive crossing boards installed. Switch needs attention.
Lumber Camp Return Loop -
Bridge Welding - (Tom) Section C 32 feet is underway. Degreasing before leaving the shop is crucial (thanks Dee!)
Foundations - (Bruce) Smokey Point underway.
Right-of-Way Grading (Kevin) - Surveying the ascending loop from the Summit to the Redwood Trestle section. All looks good.
Small Redwood Trestle at Lumber Camp Bridge - nothing new
Bridge Installation - Nothing is welded in place yet to allow for other sections to be moved in their places.
Redwood Trestle - (Ken) Discussed bolt tightening this year; deferred to Mike.
Caboose Loop. Board needs to decide on what is needed to complete the Caboose Loop. Not much more will be done this year, however.
Little Buildings - (Ron) - Will start on some additional buildings that he will build to hold the tokens at the Lumber Camp Bridge area.
Run Days - This weekend. No steamers planned, so no watering of the track is needed.
October will be a Night Run. A great time to bring guests that want a special experience.
There will be a $10.00 charge per person for dinner.
Cleanup of the Station House Table - Some items are up for grabs: Railroad Lamp, Plastic Coupler, etc.
Burma Shave Signs (Dick) - Looking for the sign posts to hold the newly-made plastic signs. Anyone know where they are?
Signage (Bob) - Need to ask Bill Boller as to what signage is needed at the end of the North Yard.
Meeting ended at 12:53 pm.