April 12, 2013
Tin Shop Construction Draws to a Close.
Three-and-a-half short months ago our Historic Trades team raised the frame for the new Tin Shop. Some of you may have braved the cold and the pre-holiday rush to be present for that event. It may seem hard to believe, but in the coming week construction on the Tin Shop draws to a close. Once sealed with a coat of tar paint, the Tin Shop will join the Blacksmith Shop, the Kitchen, and the North Storage Building as part of the rapidly growing Armoury complex.
This week’s gallery offers a look at recent activity on the site. As you will see, the action is shared among the carpenters, joiners, and brick masons who have so ably reconstructed 4 Armoury buildings to date (3 remain!), the researchers who help to inform that work, and the many trades- and interpretive staff whose extraordinary skills and knowledge bring the Armoury to life. This is truly a team effort!
Funded by a generous gift from Forrest E. Mars Jr., of Big Horn, Wyoming.