Tuesday, March 09, 2010

UPDATE: Wendell August Forge Fire Pics - Cleanup Process

I snapped some pics this morning of the cleanup and recovery efforts at the Forge. Since a lot of people are asking questions about what survived and what didn't, I hope this pics will help visitors understand the sheer ferocity of the fire.

Remains of the forge building:

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Remains of the die engraving cells:

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Remains of the shop floor:

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Excavator *inside* the showroom:

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Sifting through the debris of the showroom:

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Showroom computer monitor:

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Sadly, the remains of the player piano:

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"For God So Loved The World" plate:

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Dogwood platter:

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Antique gates:

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Saving the dies:

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1 comment:

Traci Miklos Hacker said...

Wow - thank you for the photos. So sad to see the "complete aftermath". Can't wait to see how they rebuild!