Our property has several natural waterways as it drops elevation over 250′ from top to bottom. Once our home site was chosen we started planning the different dirt work projects to divert water away from the building pad. We camped on the property every weekend through the monsoon season so we could watch firsthand just how much water we will be dealing with to help us decide how best to get it to pasture below.
Most things up here begin with, “You know what we ought to do…….” This time the thought was to add a bridge to the long list of things we had never done nor had any experience with.
Knowing where a stack of old telephone poles were for the taking we got to work.