Caboose Floor Photos

Today, we finished replacing the rotten and burned floor section of WP668, our backyard
caboose. We now have a solid and flat floor plus a big pile of 91-year-old
firewood.

Work in progress on WP668:

    • Repaint original exterior markings (started)
    • Paint new ladders yellow
    • Electrical inspection and sign off
    • Install stairway balusters and handrails (being made now)
    • Stairway inspection and sign off
    • Restore wood facing of bay window
    • Paint the inside
    • Install new bay window frames
    • Install the metal roof covering
    • Install roof walk
    • Cover the floor with linoleum
Rotten floor

coming out

WP668 caboose - rotten floor coming out 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
Burn mark

on floor

WP668 caboose - burn mark on floor 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
Cutting off

floor bolts

WP668 caboose - cutting off floor bolts 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
Putting in new

joists

WP668 caboose - putting in new joists 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
Cut edges of

remaining floor

WP668 caboose - cut edges of remaining floor 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
Rotten beam

cross section

WP668 caboose - Rotten beam cross section 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
Open floor –

work in progress

WP668 caboose - open floor - work in progress 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
John on

new floor

WP668 caboose - John on new floor 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson
Evergreen pear

blossoms with caboose

Evergreen pear blossoms with WP668 caboose 2008
photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson

Images Copyright 2008 by Katy Dickinson

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