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Week 2
Topic Started: Apr 9 2012, 08:21 AM (2,102 Views)
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I headed up today through the snow and hail to see how the hardy diggers of week two are getting on, the wind was very cold and strong so hats off to those working (some hats off may just have been the wind!) looks like an interesting bit of stone work is appearing. Andy said the dig should reach the ice cream window in the west gate ticket office by end of season.
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Edited by snowglobe, Apr 10 2012, 10:42 AM.
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One or two more, not sure if the stone placed there is of any interest as everyone had retired to the hut to warm up. The lastshot was taken on my way home crossing over Hartside pass and shows the maiden way roman road which heads south from the stane gate, snowy day. also a photo of temple ave getting the make over treatment. Hope you find the photos interesting
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The last photo was taken with a zoom of 125mm with me braced against the car to get a steady shot with the wind blasting up the valley. I've been up there on warmer days, would hate to have been a roman hiking up the pass
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Interesting to see the report from 1931, this shows what a fantastic resource we have with We Dig. Thanks Harry
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Thanks for posting for those of us waiting to start ,great shots. Hope the week 3 diggers are armed with cameras? I see the ditch/swimming pool has been pumped out!
Edited by snowglobe, Apr 17 2012, 03:19 AM.
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