Saturday, January 16, 2016

Iron Horse RV Ranch - Yorktown, TX - Jan 7 - 9

Iron Horse RV Ranch - Yorktown, TX - Thursday, January 7, 2016
Morning 54 Degrees, Wind NW 2 & gusting to 5 Mph, Humidity 97%, partly cloudy fog.
Afternoon 67 Degrees, Wind WSW 4 & gusting to 7 Mph, Humidity 71%, mostly sunny.
We went to Kenedy for more fire retardant clothing another shirt for me and a pair of pants need three sets for the laundry cycle. We will work the weekend and Monday at the gate in the picture.

Iron Horse RV Ranch - Yorktown, TX - Friday, January 8, 2016
Morning 48 Degrees, Wind WSW 1 & variable gusting to 2 Mph, Humidity 97%, fog.
Afternoon 66 Degrees, Wind SSE 5 & gusting to 6 Mph, Humidity %, mostly sunny.  
Just hanging out today mulling work tomorrow. Making a list of what I want with me lunch snacks water drinks. Things to keep me going thru the day shift and other  comfort things. 

Iron Horse RV Ranch - Yorktown, TX - Saturday, January 9, 2016
Morning 34 Degrees, Wind  & variable gusting to  Mph, Humidity %, mostly cloudy .
Afternoon 61 Degrees, Wind N 5 & gusting to 14 Mph, Humidity 67%, mostly sunny.  
The picture above was taken last Wednesday from the first gate I was at. The crane up in the air is where I am at today. The light to the left is where I am located.
I was on the gate site at five-thirty to relive the night watch and settled in for twelve hours of work. Only a sixteen mile commute from the RV park and it is an easy trip on FM paved roads most of the way. My wife relived me at five. Nothing exciting happened today as it is Saturday or weekend routine. Just the workers changing shift and service trucks delivering or picking up. A previous gate guard has brought a television to the guard shack so I was able to watch the early NFL wildcard playoff game, yea for me. Basically one channel on the television a local over the air (antenna, twenty something rabbit ears) UHF digital that actually has four feeds. The fourth has a weather show all day, with the other three ABC, NBC and CBS. The “rabbit ears worked pretty good but did need some adjusting at times during the day.

This picture was taken outside the gate shack.

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