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Nelson Tunnel Commodore Level 5

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Commodore 5 Portal.<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.870571<br />Longitude: -106.929377<br />Tags:
Blower fan installed at the portal to push fresh air into the mine and reduce hazards to workers from diesel engines being used underground.<br />Date Taken: 9/22/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.870571<br />Longitude: -106.929377<br />Tags:
Locomotive, man-trip (crew transport), and flat car. <br />Date Taken: 9/19/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.870571<br />Longitude: -106.929377<br />Tags:
Commodore 5 Portal Gate<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.870571<br />Longitude: -106.929377<br />Tags:
New Portal Gate<br />Date Taken: 4/29/2019<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.87056876<br />Longitude: -106.92937218<br />Tags:
Forward air door to be replaced 0+20<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.870607<br />Longitude: -106.92943<br />Tags:
Construction of the portal air door frame. Air doors are used to control the flow of air into and out of the mine.<br />Date Taken: 11/2/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.870607<br />Longitude: -106.92943<br />Tags:
Portal interior. New air door.<br />Date Taken: 5/10/2019<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.870571<br />Longitude: -106.929377<br />Tags:
Typical conditions in Commodore 5 cross cut near 10+00<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.872363<br />Longitude: -106.932002<br />Tags:
Typical rail and ditch in Commodore 5 cross cut 1+50<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.870839<br />Longitude: -106.929772<br />Tags:
New rail ties ready for rail and ballast.<br />Date Taken: 9/5/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.87066<br />Longitude: -106.929509<br />Tags:
Crews working on replacing deteriorated rail.<br />Date Taken: 10/3/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.871374<br />Longitude: -106.930563<br />Tags:
Crew placing ballast (i.e. rock) along the rail tracks. Ballast keeps the ties and rail in place, avoiding the derailment of rail-mounted equipment moving into and out of the mine.<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.871909<br />Longitude: -106.931353<br />Tags:
McClure Cross Cut ore chute<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.873236<br />Longitude: -106.934956<br />Tags:
Canopy in McClure Cross Cut<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.874006<br />Longitude: -106.935319<br />Tags:
Bachelor Shaft bottom and second landing seen from far side of Nelson Tunnel; Note old headframe timbers<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.873236<br />Longitude: -106.934956<br />Tags:
Top of Bachelor Shaft<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.873236<br />Longitude: -106.934956<br />Tags:
Bachelor Shaft at Nelson Tunnel landing<br />Date Taken: 1/31/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 37.873236<br />Longitude: -106.934956<br />Tags:
Looking down the Bachelor Shaft from the Commodore Level 5. This steel will support a fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) platform to allow safe access down to the Nelson Tunnel.<br />Date Taken: 10/23/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.873219<br />Longitude: -106.934937<br />Tags:
Another view looking down the Bachelor Shaft. This steel will support the new FRP access platforms.<br />Date Taken: 10/23/2018<br />Category: Removal<br />Latitude: 37.873219<br />Longitude: -106.934937<br />Tags: