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Valdosta Watergoat installed in Sugar Creek 2022-06-21 [Up]

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[Delivery, installation, WaterGoat]
Delivery, installation, WaterGoat

Last trash

[The last trash from the old boom]
The last trash from the old boom

[Glass trash]
Glass trash

WaterGoat

[Two out of three]
Two out of three

[Jeff Mills among three WaterGoat, Dawn McBride, Suzy Hall, Russell McBride, and three grandchildren]
Jeff Mills among three WaterGoat, Dawn McBride, Suzy Hall, Russell McBride, and three grandchildren

Unloading

[Lots of yellow floats]
Lots of yellow floats

Statements

[Movie: A long time coming, but better late than never. --Russell Allen McBride (20M)]
Movie: A long time coming, but better late than never. --Russell Allen McBride (20M)

[Movie: A lot of work has gone into this day. It should have been done twelve years ago. --Suzy Hall (23M)]
Movie: A lot of work has gone into this day. It should have been done twelve years ago. --Suzy Hall (23M)

[Movie: Hopefully this will be the start of a better day for generations to come. --Suzy Hall (15M)]
Movie: Hopefully this will be the start of a better day for generations to come. --Suzy Hall (15M)

More unloading

[Movie: Here comes the boom (6.9M)]
Movie: Here comes the boom (6.9M)

[Jeff Mills stretches the boom]
Jeff Mills stretches the boom

[Interested onlookers]
Interested onlookers

[Measuring]
Measuring

[OK, this one]
OK, this one

Downwards

[Start down to the creek]
Start down to the creek

[Parade]
Parade

[Movie: Procession to the creek (193M)]
Movie: Procession to the creek (193M)

[Saige leading the way]
Saige leading the way

[WaterGoat reaches Sugar Creek]
WaterGoat reaches Sugar Creek

At the creek

[WaterGoat and old boom, Jeff Mills and Russell Allen McBride]
WaterGoat and old boom, Jeff Mills and Russell Allen McBride

[Movie: Hoping this will do good things for Valdosta. --Jeff Mills (8.7M)]
Movie: Hoping this will do good things for Valdosta. --Jeff Mills (8.7M)

[Russell likes it]
Russell likes it

[Attach it to the far side]
Attach it to the far side

Tie it high

[Right bank]
Right bank

[Left bank]
Left bank

[Old boom looking ragged]
Old boom looking ragged

Confab

[Satisfaction]
Satisfaction

[Determination to see it through]
Determination to see it through

Trees

[River birch]
River birch

[Sycamore]
Sycamore

[Catalpa]
Catalpa

Russell trimming branches

[Right bank catalpa]
Right bank catalpa

[Movie: Tree limb removal (14M)]
Movie: Tree limb removal (14M)

[Overhead trimming]
Overhead trimming

[Collecting branches]
Collecting branches

[Carry branches up the left bank]
Carry branches up the left bank

WaterGoat detail

[Close]
Close

[Medium]
Medium

[Left bank slide up and down attachment]
Left bank slide up and down attachment

[WaterGoat: Don't Feed Me]
WaterGoat: Don't Feed Me

Creek

[Minnows]
Minnows

Banners

[WaterGoat, banners, old boom]
WaterGoat, banners, old boom

[Say WaterGoat]
Say WaterGoat

[Banners with Suwannee Riverkeeper]
Banners with Suwannee Riverkeeper

Finished

[Jeff Mills and Russell Allen McBride]
Jeff Mills and Russell Allen McBride

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