Before, During, and After 
Pulling the bobcat out of the hole.
Pulling the bobcat out of the hole.
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Now that the hole is dug out, the first-poured pillars supporting the existing foundation are quite evident.
Now that the hole is dug out, the first-poured pillars supporting the existing foundation are quite evident.
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The back hoe was now "land locked" because of the big hole, so it was taken out on the access road along the RR embankment... I didn't know these could fly!
The back hoe was now "land locked" because of the big hole, so it was taken out on the access road along the RR embankment... I didn't know these could fly!
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The footing framing begins.  Clearly, the planned sump pumps will come in handy.
The footing framing begins. Clearly, the planned sump pumps will come in handy.
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The first concrete is poured for the footings, as Jim Voitman "the concrete guy" monitors the mix.
The first concrete is poured for the footings, as Jim Voitman "the concrete guy" monitors the mix.
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Lisa takes a supervisory pose as the first concrete is poured.
Lisa takes a supervisory pose as the first concrete is poured.
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Concrete is spread around the footings. Boots are getting sunk into the mud
Concrete is spread around the footings. Boots are getting sunk into the mud
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A bit of rebar is added to the footings to improve stability and strength
A bit of rebar is added to the footings to improve stability and strength
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A load of stone is delivered... after all, "everybody MUST get stoned!"
A load of stone is delivered... after all, "everybody MUST get stoned!"
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