Re: Centerville CA & horses... DESTRUCTIVE
Author: ah
Date: 08-05-2022 - 12:48

Sand Dome Wrote:
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> The old men, and a few young men and women have
> replaced THOUSANDS of ties at the Ardenwood
> railroad; nearly all of them broken apart in the
> middle from the clomping of horse hooves over the
> years.
>
> Add the costs of acquiring and transporting
> replacement ties, and of disposing the old ties as
> hazardous material, and it is not a sustainable
> situation for the all-volunteer, funded by
> donations SPCRR museum group.
>
> I don't think the horse was necessarily
> comfortable with the situation either.

Aha. Yes, that would destroy the budget for a small museum. I see in the video they did use dirt between the rails. But with a horse's tendency to dig in, I can see how hooves would nick the ties. Still, way cool and fun times for children if they used a horse again.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Centerville CA & horses... what? photo post 08-04-2022 - 19:45
  Re: Centerville CA & horses... what? James Fair 08-04-2022 - 20:37
  Re: Centerville CA & horses... what? Virgil Stiff 08-05-2022 - 06:45
  Re: Centerville CA & horses... what? FUD 08-05-2022 - 10:05
  Re: Centerville CA & horses... what? Anon 08-05-2022 - 10:06
  Re: Centerville CA & horses... what? x 08-05-2022 - 10:52
  Re: Centerville CA & horses... DESTRUCTIVE Sand Dome 08-05-2022 - 11:49
  Re: Centerville CA & horses... DESTRUCTIVE ah 08-05-2022 - 12:48
  The Centerville Branch | http://www.spcrr.org WebDigger 08-08-2022 - 13:25


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