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Historic construction photos of the Eisenhower-Rim connector

03 Oct 2021

Backloaders in action to complete work of the trail at the Eisenhower Park trailhead—Photo: Dan Holubec
Taken 7 Sep 2021: Backloaders in action to complete work of the trail at the Eisenhower Park trailhead—Photo: Dan Holubec

Looking north, concrete is poured for the Leon Creek Greenway near the cul de sec at the Rim—Photo: Dan Holubec
Taken 1 Sep 2021: Looking north, concrete is poured for the Leon Creek Greenway near the cul de sec at the Rim—Photo: Dan Holubec

Taken 1 Sep 2021: A worker prepares concrete form for concrete along path near the Rim—Photo: Dan Holubec
Taken 1 Sep 2021: A worker prepares concrete form for concrete along path near the Rim—Photo: Dan Holubec

On the way to The Rim, concrete forms prep trail for concrete
Taken 28 Aug 2021: On the way to The Rim, concrete forms prep trail for concrete—Photo: SRR

Taken 20 Aug 2021: Leon Creek Greenway eastbound heading toward the beginning of the switchback hill—Dan Holubec
Taken 20 Aug 2021: Leon Creek Greenway eastbound heading toward the beginning of the switchback hill—Dan Holubec

Taken 20 Aug 2021: Completed trail leading to switchback 1—Photo: Dan Holubec
Taken 20 Aug 2021: Completed trail leading to switchback 1—Photo: Dan Holubec

Taken 20 Aug 2021: Completed switchback 2—Photo: Dan Holubec
Taken 20 Aug 2021: Completed switchback 2—Photo: Dan Holubec

The photos have been reordered in descending order with date stamps, beginning with switchback 7.

Taken 31 Jul 2021: Switchback 7 with concrete poured
Taken 31 Jul 2021: Switchback 7 with concrete poured—Photo: SRR

Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchback 7 with concrete forms
Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchback 7 with concrete forms—Photo: SRR

Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchback 6 looking west
Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchback 6 looking west—Photo: SRR

Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchback 6 with concrete forms
Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchback 6 with concrete forms—Photo: SRR

Taken 31 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 5 (left) and 6 (right) with concrete poured
Taken 31 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 5 (left) and 6 (right) with concrete poured—Photo: SRR

Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 5 (left) and 6 (right) with the construction of concrete forms
Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 5 (left) and 6 (right) with concrete forms—Photo: SRR

Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 5 (right) and 4 (left) with the surfacing preparation for concrete forms
Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 5 (right) and 4 (left) with the surfacing preparation for concrete forms—Photo: SRR

Taken 31 Jul 2021: Where concrete ends for now on switchback 5—Photo: Karl Kamin
Taken 31 Jul 2021: Where concrete ends for now on switchback 5—Photo: Karl Kamin

Taken 31 Jul 2021: Concrete forms with rebar where switchback 5 meets switchback 4—Photo: Karl Kamin
Taken 31 Jul 2021: Concrete forms with rebar where switchback 5 meets switchback 4—Photo: Karl Kamin

Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchback 4, looking back to the west
Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchback 4, looking back to the west—Photo: SRR

Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 3 (left) and 4 (right)
Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 3 (left) and 4 (right)—Photo: SRR

Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 3 (left) and 2 (right)
Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 3 (left) and 2 (right)—Photo: SRR

Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchback 1 (left) and switchback 2 (right) - the path is wide enough for construction trucks
Taken 18 Jul 2021: Switchbacks 1 (left) and switchback 2 (right) - The path is wide enough for construction trucks—Photo: SRR

Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchback 1 looking in a southeasterly direction
Taken 24 Jul 2021: Switchback 1 looking in a southeasterly direction—Photo: SRR

Latest Photos

We have the latest photos, taken 10 Aug 2021.

Latest photo of where switchback 2 meets 3—Photo: Dan Holubec
Latest photo of where switchback 2 meets 3—Photo: Dan Holubec

Switchback 3 under construction—Photo: Dan Holubec
Switchback 3 under construction—Photo: Dan Holubec

Halfway up switchback 3, a closer look at the concrete pavement—Photo: Dan Holubec
Halfway up switchback 3, a closer look at the concrete pavement—Photo: Dan Holubec

Latest photo of where switchback 2 meets 3—Photo: Dan Holubec
Latest photo of where switchback 2 meets 3—Photo: Dan Holubec

Latest photo of switchback 2, soon to receive concrete forms—Photo: Dan Holubec
Latest photo of switchback 2, soon to receive concrete forms—Photo: Dan Holubec

Uphill trail that connects to the first switchback from the Rim—Photo: SRR
Uphill trail that connects to the first switchback from the Rim—Photo: SRR

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