Dissassembly of the old FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH of Middletown, Ohio by Reserections, Inc.
Original Wall Stencils. Peanut pattern in stone ... rare ?
Pedro & Juaquin removing roof panels Juaquin
City Parking lot used to stage truckload Carpentry used to build containers.
The Bell Tower is coming down .. Last of the Big Stones.
Pallet 1 Pallet 2 & 3 Pallet 4
Gettin the Rocks Off .... One Days Work
Mohammed Supervising Pedro 42,000 pounds to Texas
Roof coming off Columns
Stones on the south side of the bell tower have much more weathering than other walls.
Day 1 - 4 Pallets Day 2 - 4 Pallets Day 3 - 5 pallets
Purlins Stone Removal 1904 Numbered Stones
Truck # 8 Loading
Day 4 - North Tower wall 1/2 done
Roof Debris Clean Sanctuary Work Area
Rented back yard of neighboring house
With the roof panels gone, can prepare to lift the trusses.
First, the atrium and west wall have to be removed.
Disassembling the north and south atrium walls.
And the main west wall.
The original church door. The archway entrance is complex. Stone TD36 is a single stone.
Palletizing these shaped stones will be challenging.
Stone removal tools .. The long T-head crowbar is crucial to fast stone removal.
Jauquin building pallets. Carpentry is a big portion of shipping stone. Panels for pallets.
Corrugated used to separate layers of stone, and straw to buffer them.
When the atrium and west wall are removed, we will remove enough of the floor of the sanctuary to allow the high lift to enter the building and lift the trusses one at a time for disassembly.
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