Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/10/23

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Neighborhood Construction Work
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 06:47:34 +0200
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"Limited use of the sewers"--don't like the sound of that ;-)

The selfie is nice.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Oct 22, 2013, at 10:47 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:

> After 50 years of service, the city entered into a contract to re-line the 
> sewer line on our street, and re-make all of the sewer taps.  I have seen 
> this from a distance, but, today, decided to see what it was all about.  
> Fortunately, I'm on the corner, and connect to a large main on the 
> adjacent street, so my yard escapes the damage.
> The job boss was waiting for his dump truck to return, so we discussed the 
> job.  He was happy to allow me to take photos.  Here, he is in the cab 
> waiting for the truck, and I got a bonus in a "selfie" in the mirror 
> mounted on the upper corner of the cab.
> When the truck returned, he resumed digging to expose the main sewer for 
> the new tap.
> Swinging around, he dumped the bucket load in the truck.
> There are also a water main and a gas main along the street, so this takes 
> more care than might be realized at first glance.  And, beforehand, they 
> asked customers to make limited use of their sewers while the work was 
> underway, because their lines are open to the excavation.:-)
> Fuji X-E1 and 18-55
> Comments and critiques welcomed.
> -- 
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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