Yesterday I brought home a bigger tractor that has a FEL on it. I'm just borrowing this from a friend for a week or two so I can complete a few projects. Mainly we need to loader to lift some heavy stuff that we have no other way of lifting at this time. These items include a couple truck beds and an engine/transmission.
Today was a nice day so I used to tractor to finish a smaller project. My mom wanted to be able to drive her lawn tractor from the front half of our property to the back half of the property. For most people this would be easy but we have a creek running through the middle of our property.
Here is the hillside, it's steep and uneven.
So I used the tractor to start clearing a path along the creek until I got to an area where the hill wasn't as bad.
Next some brush/small trees had to be cleared and the hillside dug down some to make a smooth ramp. After the ramp was dug out I covered with old railroad ballast. This was so the tractors would be able to safely go up and down anytime of the year.
Here is the last section of the path that needed to be done. The ground here was mostly flat with the exception of two smaller ridges of dirt. The bucket made quick work of those and the path is smooth enough for a LT now.
The path is complete yet, it still needs some small brush cleared but the hard part is down. It was a fun little project but also kind of pointless as we will be moving by the end of summer.