2003-04 Construction Photos--B1

This wing on the south side of B2 is to house the "emergency camp" area--emergency
generators, galley and communications...otherwise to be used for summer berthing, TV lounges and a ham shack.
big pieces
6 December, the south end of the first floor main framing is installed. A1 and the top of the power plant arch are in the background.
cold iron
A closer view of the southeast corner joint.
summer camp?
In early December, here is the first floor framing of B1 as seen from the back side of A2
power plant
This view from the back side of B2 shows the pile cap and floor truss details. This area will house the emergency power plant. The end of wing A1 is visible in the background.
on deck
About 28 December, this view taken from A3 shows a Herc on deck in the background (the solar-heated pax terminal is the small structure just below the right props).
Another view from another angle around the same time.
power to the people
The second of the two emergency generators being set in place in the emergency power plant (EPP) in early January.
he ain't heavy
The two 3406C-320 generators in place. About this time it was discovered that the support framing in the subfloor needed beefing up a bit.
on time and under budget
Closeup view of the first floor of B1...Jerry Marty is the man in the red parka.
closing in
And in mid-January the siding goes on.
gimme a lift
16 January, here is the back end of B1 with the siding on. Note the wheeled manlift, another innovative piece of equipment for Pole construction.
raise the roof
20 January 2004, topping out wing B1.
(Photos #1 & #2 by Kris Kuenning (NSF), from the USAP photo library; #3 & #4 from the common drive; #5 from Glen Kinoshita; the rest from Jerry Marty.)

Continue to interior views of A3, now occupied.

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