SNOWFLAKE WASH TRAILS AND PATHWAYS

A HISTORY IN PICTURES


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2006: Wedding Bridge


A good friend of ours, Carl Reese (a licensed contractor), built this bridge to go across a swimming pool in Lancaster for a family wedding.




(1) ^ ^ ^ ^ After the wedding ceremony, Carl asked if we could make use of the bridge in the wash.



(2) ^ ^ ^ ^ Carl even delivered the bridge right to our backyard.



(3) ^ ^ ^ ^ The donor, Carl Reese. We very much appreciate his generous contribution.



(4) ^ ^ ^ ^ I set about making two piers as foundations for the bridge. This is the larger, western-most pier filled with rocks and the top stabilized with sand filling the gaps.



(5) ^ ^ ^ ^ On January 7th, 2006, we invited friends to help carry the bridge to its new foundations.



(6) ^ ^ ^ ^ Taking a short rest on route.



(7) ^ ^ ^ ^ The bridge successfully resting on its new foundations.



(8) ^ ^ ^ ^ Trying it out for size.



(9) ^ ^ ^ ^ Back filling the eastern pier.



(10) ^ ^ ^ ^ Back filling the eastern pier with rocks.



(11) ^ ^ ^ ^ The piers ready for the final layer of wood chips.



(12) ^ ^ ^ ^ Four days later, it was covered with snow (on 1/15/2006)




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