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Old 06-15-2010, 11:43 PM
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That spur is in Peabody MA. There is another spur that goes of of that line into what looks like an old industrial yard of some sort.
That's the heart of east coast railroading!
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Old 06-20-2010, 02:47 PM
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Weekly Update

Been another busy week. In addition to getting calls from our new advertising campaign, I've been busy up in Peabody MA mowing various projects for a utility company.

On the first day, I had two projects that I needed to get done. First up, is an overgrown ROW that had to get cleared out.

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Old 06-20-2010, 02:55 PM
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Then, after the small ROW project, I had to mow an overgrown access road that went up a hillside for the rest of the afternoon. Perfect work for the excavator Just walk up the hill a bit, put the blade down, and walla- I have a billy goat mowing machine!

What do they put in the soil up here to make these trees grow like this? This was supposedly cleared out 3-4 years ago:
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Not a bad amount of work for a 9.5 hour day
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Old 06-20-2010, 03:29 PM
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Looks Good! It is really impressive how thoroughly your mower cuts and shreds that brush!

- Dan
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Old 06-20-2010, 04:33 PM
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Great work as usual Andrew. I may have missed it but are you still on a rent to own on the deere? Great to see you keeping busy.

Matt
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Old 06-20-2010, 04:47 PM
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What do they put in the soil up here to make these trees grow like this? This was supposedly cleared out 3-4 years ago:
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It's not really a mystery Andrew. It's typical utility bull sh!t. So much of it if fact it make anything around them grow.
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:46 PM
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The jet black Ford looks nice

The ROW with the yellow gate was sure over grown you wouldn't know there would be a road there.
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:59 PM
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The jet black Ford looks nice

The ROW with the yellow gate was sure over grown you wouldn't know there would be a road there.
i had to do a double take to make sure it was the same area!
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Old 06-20-2010, 06:07 PM
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That set up does not mess up the paint as bad as you would on the T-300.

That high flow flail really does a good job. How's it holden up and how often do you change the blades?
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Old 06-20-2010, 06:13 PM
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i had to do a double take to make sure it was the same area!
There is quite a few places around here where its overgrown like that and you walk through the area and say there is a road here some places have 16 inch diameter trees growing in the middle of them.
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