NC TRAIN HOUSE 1/1/05—11/27/10

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Original barn
The horse barn on the property that was sold to the Mounted Police Dept. of Wilmington, NC Date: 01/02/2005 - Barb (barb) Viewed: 1261 times.
Barn Wall Removal
The prefab barn was disassembled starting with the roof. Date: 01/02/2005 - Barb (barb) Viewed: 1256 times.
Almost Done
All but the last wall remains Date: 01/03/2005 - Barb (barb) Viewed: 1210 times.
Loading her up
And the building parts were loaded on an 18-wheeler flat-bed and hauled away. Total job time: 1 1/2 days. Date: 01/03/2005 - Barb (barb) Viewed: 1034 times.
Remaining slab
Part of the slab remaining after barn removal. The horse stalls can be clearly seen. Date: 04/29/2006 - Barb (barb) Viewed: 1065 times.
New Train House Start
The horse stalls are on both sides of a main aisle. All stalls have to be filled with concrete to make the train room floor. Date: 04/29/2006 - Barb (barb)…
Moisture Protection
Horse stalls are covered with 6 mil sheeting to protect from rain. Don't want any compaction problems. Date: 04/15/2006 - Barb (barb) Viewed: 990 times.
Moving the meter
The electric meter attached to the barn had to be moved to allow room for the backhoe to dig. An additional 8" wide by 16" deep footer has to be added all the…
Water pipes taking water to each stall have to be exposed and the wires (running along the pipes) to the sprinkler heads pulled up out of the ground. Huge…
Septic and Clean out
A 150 gallon septic tank already exists. Great for the future rest room. But the clean out pipe is in the way of the new footer. That needs to be cut off,…