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Trenching - Inch by Inch with a Long Shovel

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Liquid petroleum tank needs underground path to house.

It needs to be in a straight line to house, accomplished by a string line and marking paint. Then removal of dirt. The shovel needs to be positioned so that it removes a thin strip of dirt. A wide strip will stress the shovel handle to breakage.


Set shovel on mark. Press foot on shovel. Step down.

We encountered roots under the ground. I cut one off. The rest he said he would go under.

I was very disappointed to not find any quart jars buried in the dirt.

It's dug. Muscles are sore. Wrists. Shoulders. Upper back. But, all in all, a feeling of accomplishment.

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