After eight years of fund raising, planning and coordinating personnel and resources, the installation of the new elevator for the retreat house finally began in May, with an estimated date of completion in September. The following are photos taken at various stages.
Elevator demolition (before. Door of confessional.)
Inside confessional
Inside door in confessional
Location of elevator on first floor.
Looking from third floor at location of elevator on second floor.
Location of elevator on second floor.
View of confessional from conference room.
Demolition- before. Location of elevator on third floor.
Room was the favorite of many guests.
Favorite room number 212.
Demolition after confessional has been gutted and reinforced.
Preparing the pit
Preparing the pit
Moving heating and a/c duct work
Construction of scaffolding
Assembling the tools
Equipment needed
Elevator components
More components
Nearing the finish line!
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