Aurora & Portland Owner
Dave, I think we did it right. I had a very good crew on the concrete. 4000 psi, fiber filled, 4 slump, footings rebarbed into the existing footings. Did I miss anything that you see?
Rick, it is just waiting for you to come down here and help me build!!!!Wow, with the right sized helix you could get some serious elevation by the looks of that wall!
I can see it now, train goes in, you go make a samich, watch the Blacklist, rework your tax return, build an Accurail hopper, get back in the train room and she should be just about coming out the top!
Clergyman, it will be the biggest room I've ever had over my lifetime. But I figure it will be winter time before I actually get benchwork and rails laid.Looking through your thread here and I'm really impressed! it's come a long way since you started already; though I'm sure there's the itch to get in there and play trains, so it probably feels like forever for yourself. Looks like this will house the layout of a lifetime.
Dave, there is over a foot of gravel underneath everything. It was a monolithic pour so technically I don't think it can settle any.Everything looks good to me. We make a big deal about the 1' of soil beneath the slab, but that is for some much heavier loads, I presume.
I guess if there is movement, you probably won't be around to see it!
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