Len & Bev's "The 4 Mile"
Left: Turning the first sod preparing to get rid of the top soil.
Right: Getting all the top soil ready to be stored in 2 large piles,
that stake is now under app' 3 mtrs of dirt.
Left: One of the piles of top soil. As can be seen it is very sandy loam
with little or no organic material in it, consequently not an earth worm in
sight, the legacy of past de-nuding the trees from the sight.
Right: The dozer, a komatsu d80-18 weighing in at app' 1500 tonne if i
have that correct, it worked for 2 solid days to get the finished product,
it needed to break up about 2.5 meters in depth of sand stone.
Left: The site starting to take shape after the top soil has been
removed, I wanted it to face 11 degrees north but at this stage it is
Right: Getting into the sandstone area that was to create dramas later
in the process.
Left: The area for the shipping container is ready, that's Bev in the
background photogenic isn't she?
Right: The container delivered on time the next day, one of the best
presented containers I have seen.
Left: The building site at its complete stage, only needs an engineers report and
Drawings of the planned house.
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