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louie

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When you speak of time and effort to get a piece of equipment to Rollag and get it operating. I could help but think of the 50 B steam shovel. This unit was disassembled and brought from Kentucky to Rollag on three seperate truck loads
 

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this picture shows the undercarridge being moved closer to the trailer with the house on it. Looks like Dennis Weets in red shirt the Driver who brought trailer with house on it Bob Clarke Mark Hamre and Jim Briden helping to guide it into place not sure who the other two gentlemen are
 

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House lifted off trailer ready to go down on carridge this was done with two seperate cranes. Bill Rudicill Mark Hamre Bob Clarke Larry Kind get ready guide it down on to the shaft you can see sticking up from the carridge
 

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House almost down on carridge Bill Rudicill directing crane operators , John Roeder Mark Hamre this side rear corner Larry Kind far rear corner I'm not sure who is on the front corner
 

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Almost down on shaft Bill R is checking to Make sure everything is alright
 

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Getting ready to lift boom and dipper assembly off of trailer Mark Hamre Harris Billigmeir on trailer Mark Peterson Bob Clarke on ground
 

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Mark Hamre front of trailer Bill Rudicill rear of trailer making sure everything looks ok at the beginning of lift
 

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Lining up boom with attaching pin holes on house Mark Hamre, Mark Peterson and DEnnis Weets by the bucket, Harris Billigmeir pushing on boom and Bill Rudicill checking alignment
 

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Bill Rudicill, Mark Hamre, Bob Clarkeand Harris Billigmeir installing pins and linkages
 

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Installing new cable for dipper lift LarryKind ,Bob Clarke,John Roeder
 

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Heading for the sandbox Harvey Pelley firing Kenneth Griffiths showing where to go Bill Rudicell operating
 

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Lots of big jobs

And to think some people actualy think we get ready and put a show on in a weeks worth of work:rolleyes: .Hats off to all that donate their time and dollars to the best show of all:congrats:.
 

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Louie,

Thanks so much for the comprehensive thread on the Mary Sue. It really tells the story well.
 
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