Church Restoration

Last Updates: May 2nd, 2018 - scroll down to view 166 photos - click on thumbnail photo to open large photo




Update May 2nd, 2018: The shoring is gone and the church structure now stands alone - far stronger than when it was built over 150 years ago.

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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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May 2 2018
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Update April 24, 2018: The April 24th photos are from the catwalk above the ceiling and just below the roof peak. Safety regulations required me to wear a safety harness in that area.

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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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Apr 24 2018
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The bricks are part of the base of the steeple.
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Update April 19, 2018: It appears the strengthening of the trusses and walls are nearing completion.
The steel tie rods that stabilized the trusses are being removed in photos 19, 20 and 21.

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Apr 19 2018
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Apr 19 2018
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Apr 19 2018
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Apr 19 2018
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Apr 19 2018
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Apr 19 2018
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Apr 19 2018
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Update March 19, 2018: Steel "T" columns being grouted in and channel beams being installed.

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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Two yards of concrete grout being
carried a half bucket at a time.

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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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The grout is poured into the
forms around the steel columns.

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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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A section of steel channel
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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The channel sections bolt to the columns
and to the bricks to solidify the walls.

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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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The curved wood pieces in the right center of
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Mar 19 2018
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Long bolts connect the steel
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Update March 5, 2018: General photos and steel "T" columns being lifted into walls to strengthen them.

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Mar 5 2018
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March 1, 2018

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Mar 1 2018
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Mar 1 2018
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Mar 1 2018
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As viewed in the basement,
concrete base will support the new columns.

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Mar 1 2018
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Mar 1 2018
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Channels being cut in the brick
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Mar 1 2018
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New column installed.
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Mar 1 2018
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The next 7 photos are a scan
of the body of the church.
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Mar 1 2018
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Mar 1 2018
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