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Albums containing "synnott"

The dirt flies as the WEC erases 35 years of accumulated muck!
 

March 5th 2005 and November 5th 2005
 
Photos containing "synnott" in caption, comment or name.

October 7th: an excavator sitting on a special "crane mat" starts to move aside years of accumulated silt at the pond.  The dam is shown in the foreground.
Caption: October 7th: an excavator sitting on a special "crane mat" starts to move aside years of accumulated silt at the pond. The dam is shown in the foreground.
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

Another view upstream from the dam.
Caption: Another view upstream from the dam.
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

The excavator must be moved carefully to avoid sinking into the mud!
Caption: The excavator must be moved carefully to avoid sinking into the mud!
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

The results of a day of earth-moving.
Caption: The results of a day of earth-moving.
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

A view downstream toward the dam.
Caption: A view downstream toward the dam.
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

From October 14th: while the digging is mostly complete, the dredging spoils still need to be moved out of the way.
Caption: From October 14th: while the digging is mostly complete, the dredging spoils still need to be moved out of the way.
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

Dredging spoils are moved to low-lying areas surrounding the pond.
Caption: Dredging spoils are moved to low-lying areas surrounding the pond.
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

Derek Pedersen and daughter Casey watch as the pond banks are stabilized with heavy-duty fabric and plantings.
Caption: Derek Pedersen and daughter Casey watch as the pond banks are stabilized with heavy-duty fabric and plantings.
KEYWORDS:   John-Sakoff,synnott,dredging

 

From the November 4th work party: John Forren and John Sakoff help tote some of the 300 donated trees and shrubs from streetside down to the pond area.
Caption: From the November 4th work party: John Forren and John Sakoff help tote some of the 300 donated trees and shrubs from streetside down to the pond area.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott,planting

 

Brian Hayes and Sam Calhoun arrange and dig holes for some of the plants.
Caption: Brian Hayes and Sam Calhoun arrange and dig holes for some of the plants.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott,planting

 

Mayor Capaldi starts making a dent in one of several enormous mulch piles.
Caption: Mayor Capaldi starts making a dent in one of several enormous mulch piles.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott,planting

 

Mike Feeney and others distribute mulch around the new pond trail.
Caption: Mike Feeney and others distribute mulch around the new pond trail.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott,planting

 

Scott Barnes and Tom Lombardo mulch another section of trail.
Caption: Scott Barnes and Tom Lombardo mulch another section of trail.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott,planting

 

November 8th: with the plantings complete, the wooden gates on the pond dam are installed.  After two inches of rain on this day, the restored pond takes shape.
Caption: November 8th: with the plantings complete, the wooden gates on the pond dam are installed. After two inches of rain on this day, the restored pond takes shape.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott,completion

 

Another view from the head of the pond toward the dam.
Caption: Another view from the head of the pond toward the dam.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott,completion

 

At Synnott's Pond, Chris Mayer (L) and Larry Bacon transplant flowers away from the future work area.
Caption: At Synnott's Pond, Chris Mayer (L) and Larry Bacon transplant flowers away from the future work area.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott

 

At the Elm Street entrance to Synnott's Pond, Chris Mayer and Mike Feeney help prepare a path for heavy equipment.
Caption: At the Elm Street entrance to Synnott's Pond, Chris Mayer and Mike Feeney help prepare a path for heavy equipment.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott

 

Setting up stone "baskets" to prevent further storm-driven erosion at Synnott's Pond.
Caption: Setting up stone "baskets" to prevent further storm-driven erosion at Synnott's Pond.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

Bob Bevilacqua shows the nearly-complete stone installation along Woodbury-Glassboro Road.
Caption: Bob Bevilacqua shows the nearly-complete stone installation along Woodbury-Glassboro Road.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

Synnott's Pond, as it appeared in the mid-1960s.  The WEC has partially restored this pond as of 2006.
From Album:  Photo Galleries » Four Seasons » Fall
Caption: Synnott's Pond, as it appeared in the mid-1960s. The WEC has partially restored this pond as of 2006.
KEYWORDS:   Rich-Dilks,Synnott

 

From our March 5th Work Party: correcting the erosion around the Synnott Pond dam required these wire cages (called gabion baskets) and stone... 18 tons to be precise!
Caption: From our March 5th Work Party: correcting the erosion around the Synnott Pond dam required these wire cages (called gabion baskets) and stone... 18 tons to be precise!
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

After the stone was dropped off by a front-end loader, it had to be picked up by hand...
Caption: After the stone was dropped off by a front-end loader, it had to be picked up by hand...
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

...and passed from person to person...
Caption: ...and passed from person to person...
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

...until the stone reached its final destination.
Caption: ...until the stone reached its final destination.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

Eventually all the baskets were filled...
Caption: Eventually all the baskets were filled...
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

...resulting in very solid stream banks below the dam.
Caption: ...resulting in very solid stream banks below the dam.
KEYWORDS:   Chuck-Forsman,synnott

 

From our November 5th Work Party: ten more tons of stone to move, and backfill dirt, too!
Caption: From our November 5th Work Party: ten more tons of stone to move, and backfill dirt, too!
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott,Nov2005

 

New gabion baskets were placed on top of old, then filled with stone.
Caption: New gabion baskets were placed on top of old, then filled with stone.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott,Nov2005

 

Some stones could be delivered with a careful pitch.  Bob Bevilacqua shows how it is done.
Caption: Some stones could be delivered with a careful pitch. Bob Bevilacqua shows how it is done.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott,Nov2005

 

After the work party, looking downstream along Camelback Run.
Caption: After the work party, looking downstream along Camelback Run.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott,Nov2005

 

Another view downstream.
Caption: Another view downstream.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott,Nov2005

 

Looking upstream.  The once-yawning gap beneath the dam has been filled in with stone.
Caption: Looking upstream. The once-yawning gap beneath the dam has been filled in with stone.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott,Nov2005

 

This photo shows the overgrown, deteriorated state of Synott's Pond in May.  This and other photos helped secure grant money to later dredge the pond.
Caption: This photo shows the overgrown, deteriorated state of Synott's Pond in May. This and other photos helped secure grant money to later dredge the pond.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,Synnott

 

During 2008, we have been shrinking this small island at Synnott's Pond one wheelbarrow at a time in order to improve overall water circulation.
Caption: During 2008, we have been shrinking this small island at Synnott's Pond one wheelbarrow at a time in order to improve overall water circulation.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,Synnott

 

At the Spring Work Party, Frank Eggert and Bob Bevilacqua battle the never-ending accumulation of leaves and muck in Synnott's Pond.
Caption: At the Spring Work Party, Frank Eggert and Bob Bevilacqua battle the never-ending accumulation of leaves and muck in Synnott's Pond.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,synnott

 

John Schad built this handsome arched trail bridge over the Synnott Pond Dam.  Hikers formerly had to negotiate a narrow concrete ledge to cross the stream.
Caption: John Schad built this handsome arched trail bridge over the Synnott Pond Dam. Hikers formerly had to negotiate a narrow concrete ledge to cross the stream.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,Synnott,Bridge

 

Senior Trailmaster Frank Eggert poses on the new bridge.
Caption: Senior Trailmaster Frank Eggert poses on the new bridge.
KEYWORDS:   Scott-Barnes,Synnott,Bridge

 

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