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THE GRAND CENTRAL GOLD MINING CO. - Gilpin County, Colorado.
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 Posted: Wed Feb 24th, 2016 04:05 pm
   
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oztrainz wrote: ... you might have to space out the rungs on the side of the main hoist timbers but that would be about it.You won't want to space out while working on the main hoist or that might be about it for you!
Maybe the old-timer who built the ladder had arthritis or short legs? :old dude:



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Earlier in this topic there was a discussion on windows

Pipopak provided this link, on Ray's station thread

http://historicaltimes.tumblr.com/image/139602805331

Look at the size of the panes on this Post Office, and imagine the care that had to be used to transport the glass from civilization to what ever God forsaken spot that the building was at. WHY? Certainly a number of smaller panes would be easier to ship (and replace when broken) This ''Look at me--I have money'' does not fit in with the rest of the building. Strange-----

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Herb, my impression of pane lower left is that it is wrinkled like a screen. Although, reflections in imperfect glass could create similar look.



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Hi Y'all,

Windows were not "pre assembled" in days gone by, like they are today. The glass panes were shipped in boxes and placed in the mullions, then glazed with putty. This was the case for many years. Leaded glass was rolled which gives it the "wavy" or wrinkled look. It was imperfect and thickness varied.

I would like to find a way to replicate leaded glass.



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What do we know about that building Herb? It may have had another life, or the post office label may be wrong, or... It appears to have been a business of some sort, so maybe post office was just part of the deal. That was fairly common too. Those windows are also the majority of the light inside on a normal day it appears too.



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A computer-generated Grand Central Gold Mining Co. :shocked:

:moose:

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It looks brand new!



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Here's the backside (_!_)



There you go Ken !

The back looks 'brand new' as well !! :shocked:

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:old dude::moose:



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^^^
" I don't believe it, a moose in May ! "

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