The Bell Repair is Done!

Thanks to Bob Hungerford for his craftsmanship, knowledge, hot, sweaty work and good humor.  He has completed the restoration of the bell. Thanks to Clark, also, his cheer leader, photographer and companion in the hot cramped steeple.  Below are “Before” and “After” shots.  Check the “Bell  and Steeple Repairs” category for more pictures along the way.

"Before"

"Before"

"After"

"After"

Rusty carriage.

Rusty carriage.

New wheel with shiney painted carriage visible above bell.

New wheel with shiny painted carriage visible above bell.

Old, tied together rope on rusty wheel spoke.  Wheel missing.

Old, tied together rope on rusty wheel spoke. Wheel missing.

New spool to control position of rope.

New spool to control position of rope.

Hanging the new rope from Menemsha Texaco.

Hanging the new rope from Menemsha Texaco.

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