Eagle Work Under Way

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Eagle Work Under Way

Post by NotBill » Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:12 pm

This is almost silly to mention because, at least when I was there it was said Eagle was worked on every day. However, I noticed what appears to be plats of lumber stocked up on the lift (how they're staying there I have no idea) and some major work is going to be underway. Traffic was too heavy for me to grab a photo of it but if I'm on Washington again soon I'll try.

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Post by jonrev » Wed Mar 08, 2006 9:20 pm

I posted photos of the work on SFGAm World:
http://www.sfgamworld.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=5707
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Post by SFGAmfreak4life » Thu Mar 09, 2006 3:34 pm

I hope the rest of AE gets retracked. It seems pointless to do different parts year after year.

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Post by m_force_4_ever » Thu Mar 09, 2006 3:38 pm

Yeah Blue got its attention in the 04-05 off season and now I hope Red is getting some TLC

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Post by pjm8071 » Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:13 pm

I wish I had thought of it last week when I was there. I was taking some pictures of the Rafts in the employee parking lot, and I saw them working on the lift with the lumber, and it didn't occur for me to take a picture of it. :roll:
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Post by Tech Services 1 » Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:40 am

pjm8071 wrote:I wish I had thought of it last week when I was there . . . it didn't occur for me to take a picture of it. :roll:
Do you know how many times I've kicked myself for not taking pictures when I had the chance?? :(
The things I witnessed all those years ago, they'll never be seen again.
My only excuse is I may have been low on film or the funds to develop the pics. But now, in these days of digital cameras, there's no excuse for not snapping a few shots whenever you see something cool!
Twenty years from now, you'll be glad you did! :D

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Eegads, has it been that long?

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