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Greg Blaine, the bell's restoration man.
The crane approaches.
Christian Thornton and daughter.
Greg has unwrapped the bell, revealing shiny, newly-polished brass.
A small crowd gathers.
The bell rope's newly restored rope-pulley wheel.
Greg and Steve Ewing talk shop.
Readying the crane.
The bell will be carried aloft within this box and carefully inserted into the belfry.
Up, up, and away.
Yours Truly, by Greg Blaine.
Photo by Greg Blaine.
Greg Blaine couldn't be more pleased with the results of this project, or prouder to have been a part of it. Well done, Greg. I'm sure Greg's dad, the late Jim Blaine, who passed down his metal-working skills to Greg, is smiling down on him.
The view down Main Street from the bell tower, to the court house, town hall, and beyond to the harbor.