Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

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Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby Scott Parvin » Nov 2, 2008 8:08 pm

The Clocktower Grotto and SKTF held a very successful Clean-Up of Talley Cave located in Valley Head, Alabama, this past Saturday (11-1-08). There was a great turnout, and I actually had the pleasure of rescuing a toliet that had been thrown into the cave sometime in the past.

Good job Clocktower Grotto and the SKTF!!!!! :clap: :woohoo: :clap:

Here are some pictures:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/27176290@N05/sets/72157608567416378/
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby CaverScott » Nov 4, 2008 9:10 am

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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby YuccaPatrol » Nov 4, 2008 11:23 am

Looks like you all had a lot of fun doing something good! Kudos to you! :clap:

But no photo of the toilet?
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby Scott Parvin » Nov 4, 2008 1:52 pm

YuccaPatrol wrote:Looks like you all had a lot of fun doing something good! Kudos to you! :clap:

But no photo of the toilet?



It was a bunch of fun!

Unfortunately, the toilet shattered into thousands of pieces when it hit bottom. It took a long time to "pick up the pieces" so to speak. I did see someone wearing the intact seat around their neck for the group photo. Maybe it'll show up soon.
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby slapout » Nov 17, 2008 4:52 pm

Thank you all i live only a few blocks from tallys and i wish i could been their i've been in the hospital for sum time now i wonted to say thanks and keep up the good work
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby zero22884 » Nov 17, 2008 9:35 pm

Glad we could clean it up. It definitely needed it. When I stopped by a couple of weekends ago, it looked like some new trash at the bottom of the pit. Nothing big, just small stuff. I am planning to head back over and clean it out this next weekend.

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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby slapout » Nov 18, 2008 1:23 am

thats realy sad at the end were it caved in was a good bit of trash last time i went in there i think that i got it all then but its been about 6 months ago its sad that we have a few village idiots with nothing to do . brian and ceicl (our local officers) do what they can but they are a little old fassioned sorta like barney and andy. and think awe it wont hurt anything. but a good story was when i saw 2 teens with foldup sholves and a ton of other junk they told me that they were going to dig thru the caved in part but it was more work than what they thought. i think they were tired from carrying all that stuff. anyways when i disscused how dangerous that was and why did they call it a " CAVE IN" you could see the worrieness in their faces one lad keept looking up all the way out
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby Caver 123456789 » Jan 21, 2009 12:39 am

Hey i went down in talleys cave yesterday and was wonderin if yall left those green markers and if yall made it back to the waterfall??
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby CaverScott » Jan 21, 2009 8:55 am

No green markers from my visit, also didn't see the waterfall. Too much cleaning to be done in the front.
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby zberry » Jan 21, 2009 3:05 pm

I believe the Markers are from the ACS. And yeah the waterfall is pretty hard to get to. But also hard to miss, its labeled in big red letters with arrows. next time you go back check it out.
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Re: Cave Clean-Up at Talley Cave

Postby zero22884 » Feb 19, 2009 6:10 pm

Sorry for the delayed response to this post. I have not been on CaveChat in a while. The green markers are survey markers for a resurvey of Talley Cave. More will be appearing over the next few months as survey trips continue.

Please also know that Talley Cave is currently a closed cave unless you have a permit. For permission to access the cave, please send me an e-mail: zero 22884 at gmail.com. I am currently the property manager for the land owner.

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