Monday, January 14, 2008
Knots and Ladders - Firefighter's Log
Tonight's drills were on proper ladder techniques, knots, and safely mounting and dismounting the roof using ropes and harnesses.
Read my article "Chimney Fires, a Winter Nightmare" at MyFoxMilwaukee.com
Wednesday, January 02, 2008
Index of the Machinist
Quite fortunate, I have acquired the "Index of the Machinist". A rare artifact, it's dropped by the Clockwork Comparator in the Shadow Toolroom of the Bessemer Steel Works. Originally part of the mill head of Whitney's Golden Mill, it inspires improved metrology, tooling offsets, and saves against crashes and mis-loads.
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