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2012-04 ThomasGleaves Cemetery fence repair
24 photos
Owen take the old borrowed gate off the hinges.
Owen take the old borrowed gate off the hinges.
Two hours to get one stubborn post out of the ground.
Two hours to get one stubborn post out of the ground.
Owen tries to break up the concrete as Josh pushes the post.
Owen tries to break up the concrete as Josh pushes the post.
Owen tries digging on the opposite side of the concrete.
Owen tries digging on the opposite side of the concrete.
One stubborn post. Owen adjusts chain to pull it out with tractor. That did not work either.
One stubborn post. Owen adjusts chain to pull it out with tractor. That did not work either.
Can not dig the hole any deeper so cut off the post.
Can not dig the hole any deeper so cut off the post.
More concrete, both men work to get it out of the old hole. Then use a sledge hammer to break it up.
More concrete, both men work to get it out of the old hole. Then use a sledge hammer to break it up.
Working to save the old wire to save a little money!
Working to save the old wire to save a little money!
Marking the post to make sure to get it deep enough in the ground to match fence line.
Marking the post to make sure to get it deep enough in the ground to match fence line.
Lunch from Jack In The Box!
Lunch from Jack In The Box!
Josh shovels dirt into the old holes
Josh shovels dirt into the old holes
Jim Buttrey digs the old fashioned way!
Jim Buttrey digs the old fashioned way!
Josh adds quickcret to the post hole.
Josh adds quickcret to the post hole.
Working on the next hole.
Working on the next hole.
Top railing goes in. Cemetery cleaned by the Sheriff's Dept. Community Service previous week.
Top railing goes in. Cemetery cleaned by the Sheriff's Dept. Community Service previous week.
Three generations work on a stubborn post. Uncle, nephew and great nephew.
Three generations work on a stubborn post. Uncle, nephew and great nephew.
Old post buried in roots and concrete.
Old post buried in roots and concrete.
Measuring to make sure depth is correct for new post.
Measuring to make sure depth is correct for new post.
Jim Buttrey , Great grandson of John Thomas Gleaves
Jim Buttrey , Great grandson of John Thomas Gleaves
Another hole with concrete.
Another hole with concrete.
Hold it steady. Owen measures to make sure the width is correct for the new gate.
Hold it steady. Owen measures to make sure the width is correct for the new gate.
Stretching the fence to the gate!
Stretching the fence to the gate!
New gates still need some adjustment!
New gates still need some adjustment!
Will try to remove the leaning post with the tractor.
Will try to remove the leaning post with the tractor.