looks like we are going to have company on saturday. BLM will be out ther working on the azco mine area. tread lightly everyone
got this yesterday from Tom at the BLM office. I need to know who can help out on the 28th. Sorry it took so long.
The reclamation work at the AZCO mine is done. We can begin planning for the fence. I'm going to lay out the fenceline next Monday. I'm thinking we can get started around the Saturday March 28. First is the drilling of holes ( I think about 150-250 holes (about 100/day can be drilled). I have to line up the mine drill. It takes 3-4 people to keep it running and
pounding the posts. I have two BLM guys who will boss the job and bring
some equipment(one on Sat, one of Sun). I will likely need one person who lives near the BLM office to pick up a trailer and follow our guy out to the site. If someone wants to campout with the equipment so we don't have to drag it back each day, that would help. I am guessing that only Saturday and Sunday will work as volunteer days. Let me know if someone volunteers for a Friday or Monday.
Welding can commence after the posts are installed. So, pipes installed on
a Saturday can have rails welded on Sunday. Logistics to the site are a
If you think we can get 4-5 people on March 28, I'll get things set up. I go on family leave (new baby) next Thursday probably. If the baby is late, then I'll delay until then.
Thomas V. Bickauskas
USFS Recreation Solutions Enterprise Unit Transportation and Access Planning Coordinator at BLM Phoenix District Office (via interagency agreement) Mailing Address:
BLM Phoenix District Office
21605 N. 7th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Schedule - Tues / Weds / Fri / Sat