Stansbury Park Observatory Complex 2 (SPOC 2)
Harmons Observatory
Pouring & Finishing the Floor
2nd Attempt
22 FEB 2002 through Present
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Ground heaving cracked a number of the slab sections necessitating their removal and reinstallation.

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Before the slab sections could be cut Bruce Grim, Roger Butz, Andy Bogdan and Patrick Wiggins remove the snow and ice.  22 FEB 2002  Ron Ford image

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Ron Ford, Andy Bogdan, Bruce Grim, Patrick Wiggins Boyd McNeil and Roger Butz take their turns running the concrete cutting saw. 22 FEB 2002

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Roger Butz and Ron Ford try a bit of "curling on concrete".  22 FEB 2002

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Roger Butz takes advantage of Patrick Wiggins being a vegetarian.  22 FEB 2002  Ron Ford image

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With the cuts finished Andy Bogdan and Roger Butz use pry bars to lift a section of concrete.  22 FEB 2002

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Stansbury Park Service Agency's Colton Park uses the back hoe to remove the buckled pieces of concrete.  25 FEB 2002  Ron Ford image

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After the concrete was removed.  26 FEB 2002

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Roger Butz digging the north drainage trench.  26 FEB 2002  Ron Ford image

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The west drainage trench.  28 FEB 2002

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The north drainage trench.  28 FEB 2002

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The east drainage trench.  28 FEB 2002

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Sump at the south end of the east drainage trench.  28 FEB 2002

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Ron Ford adds gravel to the east drainage trench.  01 MAR 2002

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Bruce Grim struggles with a section of perforated drain pipe.  01 MAR 2002

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Bruce Grim and Ron Ford pull filter cloth over a section of perforated drain pipe.  The cloth allows water to pass into the pipe but keeps mud & rocks from plugging the pipe's perforations.  01 MAR 2002

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Patrick Wiggins levels the gravel in the bottom of the west drainage trench.  01 MAR 2002  Ron Ford image

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Drain pipe in the west drainage trench and ready to be covered.  01 MAR 2002

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Drain pipe and a top layer of gravel has been installed in the north drainage trench.  01 MAR 2002  Ron Ford image

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Drain pipe and a top layer of gravel has been installed in the east drainage trench.  01 MAR 2002  Ron Ford image

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Stansbury Park Service Agency's Colton Park uses the back hoe to fill in the drainage trenches. 06 MAR 2002

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Trenches filled and area ready for landscaping.  06 MAR 2002

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