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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Cleaning Up After the Windstorm

Yesterday was a busy day at Lost Creek. I had a crew here to take down and clean up my radio tower that was lost during the windstorm of April 4. It was quite a job.
A cherry picker was required to get the tower and antennas out of the trees.
Careful and skillful climbing was a must.
A skillful ground crew cleared away the mess.
The damage was extensive and expensive.
Penny, the beagle, was supervising.
The magnificent 110 foot structure survived for nearly 14 years through a variety of storms, but the storm of April 4 was more than it could handle. I'll have to say that I don't remember another one of such violence during the time we have lived here. Now comes the task of settling with the insurance company.

Click HERE to see all the pictures of the tower project. Many thanks to the Tri-State Repeater Association for their expertise.

1 comment:

  1. Penny did a fine job supervising. They could not have done it without her. You will receive her bill for services rendered, one Yam Good Treat will pay the bill.

    Right Truth