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#3225200 - 04/18/13 08:04 AM Let's move a 175 year old house...
BuckWild
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My uncle, Joe Mitchell, got a call to move this house from Trenton to Jackson. Never mind that he'd never done anything like this before...he's a semi retired custom home builder so he knows a little about home construction. Here's a vid from TN Crossroads showing part of the move.

http://youtu.be/JSFw9YIqLK8
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#3225222 - 04/18/13 08:21 AM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: BuckWild]
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Cool Video!! Thanks for posting!!
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#3225246 - 04/18/13 08:45 AM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: BIGORANGE]
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 Originally Posted By: BIGORANGE
Cool Video!! Thanks for posting!!


X2 \:\)
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#3225320 - 04/18/13 10:18 AM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: rabbit hunter]
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cool
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#3225341 - 04/18/13 10:29 AM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: Deer Assassin]
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That's awesome. The effort to perserve that piece of history was worth it.
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#3225406 - 04/18/13 11:26 AM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: Redfred16]
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 Originally Posted By: Redfred16
That's awesome. The effort to perserve that piece of history was worth it.

x2. Thanks for posting.
I enjoyed the video.
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#3225498 - 04/18/13 12:37 PM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: plinker22]
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Awesome
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#3225565 - 04/18/13 01:41 PM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: BuckWild]
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Interesting and impressive! I'm always glad when some piece of history is spared.

I wonder how they re-attached those big posts at the corners that were cut for the move? I would guess with steel plates and bolts.

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#3225634 - 04/18/13 02:59 PM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: Hunter 257W]
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Awesome!!
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#3225772 - 04/18/13 06:03 PM Re: Let's move a 175 year old house... [Re: WG Taxidermist]
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VERY NICE Thanks for sharing the video
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