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Clearing the weeds and finding the parts.
Hand-moving the smaller parts out for inspection.
Moving the larger parts out for inspection. The Sky Trak was donated for the day by Johnson Systems of Marshall, Michigan.
Lining the parts up for inspection.
Inspecting and identifying parts.
Preparing tags to label each part.
Overviews of work site.
Overview of portal bracing.
Portal bracing inspection.
Diagonal member eyebar in excellent condition.
Bracing rod, nut, and washer.
Cutting pin to remove truss parts. Services provided by Bach Ornamental and Structural Steel of Holt, Michigan.
Original numbering on eyebars.
Detail at pin plate.
Unusual detail at ends of struts.
Pin with heavy section loss.
Top chord damage.
Top chord damage at connection.
L0L2 bottom chord minor section loss.
U2L3 diagonal member minor section loss.
Section loss on lateral bracing under deck.
Typical top chord pack rust.
Damage to portal bracing knee.
Typical vertical member pack rust shown on U2L2.
Vertical member pin plate.
Vertical member bending.
Hip vertical bending.
Top chord bending.
Deck strigner remains welded to floorbeams.