tail bay

tail bay

1. In a framed floor, the space between a wall and the nearest girder of the floor.
2. In a framed floor or roof, a bay, 1 which is next to the end wall; one end of its joists rests on the end wall, the other on a girder.
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From the north, use the Citrus County ramp next to MacRae's on the Homo-sassa River and take Mason Creek south out of Tiger Tail Bay and into Porpoise Bay.
The unit developed a push-pull bar assembly that attaches to the transom of the tail bay and connects to a piece of heavy equipment--an excavator, a dozer, or a common bridge transporter--which is used to push or pull steel over a gap.
Newcomers to the Homosassa area should probably begin their adventure upriver and avoid using the backwater ramps at Ozello (John Brown and Pirates Cove).The Homosassa River channel is well marked, yet extreme care must be taken to stay within its boundaries, particularly when passing through Tiger Tail Bay and Hells Gate.