Fulton, IL, USA - The last week before the dedication
During the last week before the dedication everybody was working on the last details of their job on the windmill.
According to previous planning Johan and Wijni were preparing and laying the final layers of brick of the facade facing East.
Like before, Johan was cutting some of the brick to create halves, quarters and odd-sized fragments, ...
before throwing the brick up to Wijni ...
who then puts them into place.
While the final part of the masonry work was done by the Havengas, the Molemas were working on finishing the internal top gears for the windmill.
and hammer and chisel.
Meanwhile Roy and others of Fulton Public Works were levelling the surface of the belt...
to prepare the belt to receive a protective sheet to protect it from erosion.
The last part of the job was cleaning the site and installing the Festive cord of little flags on the sails to get the windmill all ready for May 6, 2000's Official Dedication.
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