Archive for June, 2008
STREAMING FINISHED THANKS FOR WATCHING.
Control bunker and control hardware to be liftted into the rear of the trench.
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Aimee Eade, Jeff Cowherd, D.V.Rogers. Thankyou and Goodnight!
Stills Collection 28th June 2008
Photographs by Aimee Eade, Jeff Cowherd & D.V.Rogers
Onsunset yesterday, El Fonzo Senior and El Fonzo Junior along with Dan Barrett and I spent a couple of hours raking of the edges of the trench. Under this baking Central Californian sun the trench is drying out after the excavation that took place on the 9th June.
Particular attention was paid to the southern side […]
This weekend (28-29th June) the EQ shake table and utilities are being lifted and installed into the large open trench that was excavated here in Parkfield on the 9th June for the PIEQF.
There is much to do before the shake table is lifted;
Wooden control bunker needs to be finished.
12ft Long spreader bars need to be […]
‘Tempestas’ - Latin for Weathered.
Apparently the constant heat of around 100 - 110F is unusual for Parkfield in June. August is the Hot month. This week the weather forcast is projected to be around the 90’s. A cooler break will certainly be a welcome relief.
I am somewhat exhausted but becoming acclimatised to the conditions. Still […]
Saturday 14th June
Scott Cotner and I rigged up a large cover to work under. We began assembling the sub-frame of the shake table. Conditions are hot, 105F in the shade that day. Sub-frame was assembled and hydraulic valve boxes mounted in reverse order.
Sunday 15th June
Harlen Brown a local of Parkfield dropped off his forklift to […]
Saturday morning 14th June 5.30am.
The birds are up, roosters made a noise!
Scott Cotner arrived from Tahoe late last night to help for the next two days assembling the shake table. Two days to do three days of work! Kind of normal activity on this project at the moment. Much to do, not alot of time. […]
PIEQF Excavation was completed in one day using Frank Perlet’s D4 Bulldozer and John Jamrog’s Excavator. Frank arrived around 8.30am and the Excavator arrived around 9am. Excavation started at 10.00am Christina McPhee arrived to document with an HD Video Camera and stills. Everything I shoot is low resolution but as Christina pointed out the PIEQF […]
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Thepastsixdays in Parkfield setting up camp. Internet access now stable!
I arrived in Parfkfield 8am after driving down from Menlo Park. Slept upright in the drivers seat at a rest stop just north of San Miguel. Exhausted. Andy Synder the USGS seismologist here in Parkfield met me around 9.30 am and ran temporary power from […]