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#5481465 - 12/16/14 03:25 PM Pipeline Easement Clearing
Twotoes Offline
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Registered: 12/03/08
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Loc: Eastland County
Pictures of before and after the pipeline easement clearing crew came through today on my place. Eleven pieces of equipment cleared 2800' by 90' in an hour and a half. It's amazing what big equipment can do to mature trees in about 5 seconds. The perspective isn't exactly the same in the pics, notice the first cedar tree towards the right in both.



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#5481468 - 12/16/14 03:27 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
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Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 5148
Loc: Emory,TX
Wow. I need that equipment for about half a day.
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#5481474 - 12/16/14 03:30 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
Twotoes Offline
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Registered: 12/03/08
Posts: 170
Loc: Eastland County
I see now the power line is the best indicator of the level of destruction....
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#5481501 - 12/16/14 03:40 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
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Registered: 06/18/05
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Loc: TX
There will be a lot for deer to eat in that right of way once it recovers with some rain.

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#5481509 - 12/16/14 03:44 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
George - w/ Map My Ranch Online   content
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Loc: Houston, Texas
Are they putting pipe in or taking it out?
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#5481520 - 12/16/14 03:49 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
Twotoes Offline
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Registered: 12/03/08
Posts: 170
Loc: Eastland County
It's a new 24" high pressure natural gas pipeline. Trenching crew is next, then the pipeline laying crew.
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#5481650 - 12/16/14 04:43 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
dogcatcher Online   content
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
I could use that crew on a few acres of cedar.
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#5481683 - 12/16/14 05:00 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
JustWright Offline
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Registered: 06/18/14
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Loc: Texas
They didn't waste time!
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#5481944 - 12/16/14 06:48 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
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I hope they took very good care of you $$$$$ cheers
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#5482100 - 12/16/14 07:29 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
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That happened to me last week. I went out and got in my stand before light, and as it started to get light, I asked myself where in the heck did the big oak tree go, then I look right and realize a group of cedar trees were gone. Then about 5min later I start to see all the stakes in the ground. So much for deer hunting this season.

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#5482381 - 12/16/14 09:14 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: DuckBlaster10]
BigPig Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/09
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Originally Posted By: DuckBlaster10
That happened to me last week. I went out and got in my stand before light, and as it started to get light, I asked myself where in the heck did the big oak tree go, then I look right and realize a group of cedar trees were gone. Then about 5min later I start to see all the stakes in the ground. So much for deer hunting this season.


Hahahahaha...lmao.

I was hunting our East Tx place during the week when 2 dozers drove down the pipeline I was hunting and cleared all the trees then the grater came right in behind to smooth the road.

I've been in the stand in Winters when a crop duster came in low and hot. Shook the dang stand on first pass the dusted it on the second pass.
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#5482394 - 12/16/14 09:19 PM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
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Registered: 06/26/13
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Nothing like big equipment. Looks like a grinder on the front of the loader? I sure could use one of them sometime!

Walter


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#5482717 - 12/17/14 05:18 AM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: stxranchman]
Twotoes Offline
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Registered: 12/03/08
Posts: 170
Loc: Eastland County
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I hope they took very good care of you $$$$$ cheers


There was some compensation involved....
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#5482815 - 12/17/14 07:10 AM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
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Originally Posted By: Twotoes
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I hope they took very good care of you $$$$$ cheers


There was some compensation involved....

I hope it included loss of hunting this season up
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#5482836 - 12/17/14 07:21 AM Re: Pipeline Easement Clearing [Re: Twotoes]
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Registered: 02/16/11
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Loc: Annetta TX
Wish I had crews on this one. Work a little slow at the moment
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