|View single post by jtrain|
|Posted: Fri Apr 8th, 2016 10:04 am||
|Okay, the weekend has finally come! Tomorrow I will be getting some supplies on my list for exploring this town (which includes a measuring tape in excess of 50ft, tennis balls, SD card for the camera, and a yard stick). The law is that I can't pick up or walk off with historical artifacts, but I can measure, take pictures, and plant objects nearby so long as I don't disturb the actual artifacts.
My plan here is to first find the site tomorrow, and then spend Saturday exploring the mill ruins, and whatever is left of the town. I can use the tennis balls to mark the corners of a building footprint, and the tape will be used for measuring. All this will be documented with pictures so that I can create a map of the area and compare my findings with the historical pictures. This, thankfully, is possible due to a photographer who must have also thought the tramway was neat, since having around 10 photographs of a town back when the town was only 200 people and film was expensive is a very rare thing.
Wish me luck, this will be a long but exciting weekend.
New Blog (permanent this time)