Monday, April 18, 2011

West Virginia Tower Construction Part II

Sunrise in Berkeley Springs, WV
Climbers ready for the day's 1st section.
Section gets rigged for the crane
Sloooow lift
Ice Shields put in place
Up in the air
Dangerous part
1st section connected
De-rigging
With the help of the smaller crane, the big crane adds a jib for extra reach and height
Another section going up.

We're getting there...
video
A short video for perspective.
Top section coming up!

Just a few more bolts.

The sun tries to shine through
Under the small crane

300 foot tower...Done!

Now the lighting gets hooked up to warn approaching aircraft.

Strobe/Beacon control unit.

Medical transport leaving the hospital

Berkeley Springs' newest communication tower!

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