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by whispertalos
Fri May 21, 2004 4:32 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Discouraging..
Replies: 25
Views: 8154

Kassandra, please please post pictures & keep writing, I'll prob never get to move a house myself but would love to experience it vicariously thru others! I posted a link to some pictures http://www.bctonline.com/users/whisper/home.html I will see if I can get Hubby to put up some more.. ( I took 1...
by whispertalos
Fri May 21, 2004 4:29 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Discouraging..
Replies: 25
Views: 8154

I'm glad you are considering saving it and I hope you do. So many old houses are burnt to the ground because the owners let them go and if they can't get the high dollar price for the woodwork then nobody will have any of it. I guess I'm venting, but I've seen this too much. I'd like to set up an o...
by whispertalos
Fri May 21, 2004 1:39 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Discouraging..
Replies: 25
Views: 8154

Go ahead and look underneath. The sooner the better. I have moved a house that sounds very similar to yours. I moved it 1/2 mile and did drop lines. The lower lines are (obviously) not power lines. They can be dropped pretty easily. The power lines way up there are a different story. You will actua...
by whispertalos
Fri May 21, 2004 1:29 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Discouraging..
Replies: 25
Views: 8154

It is truly beautiful! Our house was moved in 1952, 30 miles. It had to be cut in 4ths to move it (4,300 sq ft). WHen we pulled up the carpet (ancient white, rodent smelling, ewwww) we could see the cuts. I say, go for it! It is a great house and you just can;t find that kind of character anymmore....
by whispertalos
Fri May 21, 2004 1:26 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Discouraging..
Replies: 25
Views: 8154

We havent decided how much to do before we move it. A lot will depend on how soon the current owners want it gone. I think we may just gut what needs gutting and repair the structural stuff..and then move it to our house.

We can live in our current home until this one is done.

Kassandra
by whispertalos
Thu May 20, 2004 8:36 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Discouraging..
Replies: 25
Views: 8154

hmm that is something I can check into..

I agree it is a beautiful house..now to just convince everyone that I am not crazy for wanting to do this

Kass