Mexican Canyon Trestle

Pictures taken September 4, 2009

Main task: Today, the task was to remove the lower section of Bent #9..

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The top section of Bent #8 is in place, the braces have been removed, and the section of Bent #9 temporarily rests against Bent #10.


Removing old mud blocks


And bringing new mud blocks. This picture also shows the badly rotted and crushed mid-sill in Bent #10. The left portion of the mid-sill is missing.


Putting the new mudsill in place for Bent #9. It was difficult to get good photographs of this, since about four feet of earth on the near side had to be removed to reach the old mudsill. A backhoe was used to remove the earth.