Sean and North Bank Fred enjoy a late season snowstorm as they start to frame up our office/caretaker residence addition.
Once the weather improved, we made rapid progress.
Before long the roof was on and shingled.
In late March we had our first public event of the year — an opening in our PFE reefer gallery for David Eberhardt's photo show, "You Can't Catch a Ghost".
Visitors came from as far away as Wisconsin and New York for the show.
A popular eating spot in downtown Weed for BBCRC folks is the Asian-American B-B-Q. For our show opening, we convinced them to come out and serve up some Lao specialties right outside the boxcar gallery.
At our Spring Work Party, held in late May, we moved ahead on many projects, including work on our stable of bicycles.
Volunteers extended the fence along our eastern property line alongside the Santa Fe and BN cabooses. Multi-talented Pokey demonstrates how to use a level and a hammer all at the same time.
We used boards milled on our land from trees thinned out as part of our forestry restoration project to build the fence.
Xarick, our past garden coordinator helped to bring our new garden volunteer crew up to speed on the challenges of growing vegetables at our mountainous location.
Getting mulch into the garden the easy way.
Heather, our 2013 garden coordinator, getting starts in the greenhouse ready for transplanting.
Repainting the BBCRC sign.
Upside Drown, featuring Rosie and Colleen, playing a set in the boxcar.
The Dirty Pluckers, from Cave Junction, Oregon, also performed a great set during our Spring work party.