[at-l] Damage at Pine Swamp Branch Shelter

Carla & Dave Hicks daveh at psknet.com
Fri Apr 20 11:19:58 CDT 2007



BTW -- I have the pictures.  If someone tells me how to, I'll post them.

>From: "J&K Boone" <ksboone at verizon.net>
>To: <info at appalachiantrail.org>
>Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 8:46 PM
>Subject: Damage at Pine Swamp Branch Shelter - Part 1
>My hiking partner called this morning and left info on the ATC answering
>machine about the tree falling on the Pine Swamp Branch Shelter in Virginia
>(Mile Post 1532.9/641.1) on Monday.  We were there when the wind gust came
>through and the tree cracked and fell.  In fact, I was sitting at the picnic
>table when it happened.  Anyway, I took some pictures which I've attached in
>parts as your server will not accept them all in one message in hopes they
>may be of some value.  What I don't have is a picture of the long crack down
>the stone wall on the left side of the shelter facing into it.  Again, I
>hope they can be of some value in making a preliminary assessment.
>Joe Boone
>ATC Member

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