View west from contract interface to Riley Green, 4 October 1994

View west from contract interface to Riley Green (see all photos of the same view)

The pile of rubble at the bottom of this picture was the end of contract 1. Work on contract 2 did not start until a year later, so until then the worksite ended in the middle of a field.

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