Monday, February 26, 2007

Power House roof

From the Mojave Road Report

Ron Shepard and John Reiff worked on installing the roof for the Power House.

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Power House hip roof

From the Mojave Road Report

By the end of the day, most of the framing of the hip roof was in place.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Power House construction begins

Report and photos by Dennis Casebier

We procured the materials for the 10' X 12' Power House yesterday. Today "The crew" went to work on getting the wall framing up and most of the wooden materials. From left to right; Bob Beal, Dorothy Beal, John Harrington, Ron Shepard, John Rieff.

They also painted the structure with an undercoat as protection against warping. Hope we have another nice day tomorrow!

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Power House preparation

From the Mojave Road Report

A detachment consisting of Bob Beal, John Harrington, and Dennis Casebier, pulled the Big Tex trailer down to Home Depot in Bullhead City. They loaded it with almost all of the materials that will be needed for construction of what we've been calling the "Power House" that will serve the new Library/Depot building.

It measures 10' X 12' and will feature an old-time hip roof. That same day, Dorothy Beal, Bob Beal, and John Harrington commenced putting an undercoat of paint of the newly purchased boards to keep them from warping.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Well is completed

Report by Dennis Casebier

The new well is completed. The concrete collar around the well head has been poured. The pump is installed and the pressure tank is in place.

Water stands in the new well at 580 feet with the pump set at 800 feet. Testing of the well will have to wait for the new electrical service.

Leftover concrete from the pouring of the well collar was donated by Eagle Drilling and used to fill in a 10’ X 12’ form for the new Power House slab. This small building will house the new electrical service for the Library.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Deep well pump installed

From the Mojave Road Report

The pump crew from Eagle Well Drilling was here. They installed the deep well pump, riser, electrical connections, and pressure tank. With those additions the well is completed. The well is 830 feet deep with the pump set at 800 feet. It appears to be a good well but we won't know for sure until we get the proper electrical line out there to test it.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Well concrete collar poured

From the Mojave Road Report

Eagle Well Drilling was here with a concrete truck Barstow. The concrete sleeve that must be poured alongside the casing down fifty feet was poured. They also poured the concrete collar and pad at the new well site.

They brought a full load of concrete when only half was needed. The rest was used by John Reiff, Ron Shepard, and Carl Weikel who were busy pouring cement for the new Power House slab and other projects around the property.

Monday, February 12, 2007

Power House forms

From the Mojave Road Report

Final forms, in anticipation of concrete, are set for the new Power House which will serve the new Library and the north end of the Goffs Cultural Center