New Courthouse Clocks Gallery Page 1
 

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August 13, 2008 - Equipment is ready to start work on the new clocks.

A view of the old west clock

The old clock (west) above Broadway St.

Another view of the old west clock

The new clocks are kept covered to protect from moisture

A view of the old east clock

A backside view of the north clock face.  Note the dangling light bulbs

A detailed view of the old south clock face.

Another detail view of the old south clock face

A worker from Verdin removes the old eastern clock face

Something is missing from the east side of the courthouse

Detail of the clock opening on the east side

The center part of the old east clock face.  Note the cracks in the old wooden hands

Several light bulbs would hang behind each of the old clocks.  These were from the east clock

Ken Einselen examines the '4' from the old east clock.  Note that 4 is IIII and not IV

A Verdin employee inspects the east clock opening

A detailed view of part of the old east clock number ring

The bottom half of the old east clock number ring

Ken Einselen examines the three parts of the top half of the number ring

A BB hole near the '10' on the old east clock

Close up of the BB hole entry point

A close up of the BB hole exit on the back side of the old east clock face

A detailed view of the backside of the old east clock's number ring

A look at  the backside of the old east clock's number ring

The new clock faces are ready to come out of their sturdy shipping carton

A piece of hardware from the old east clock

A universal joint from the old clock works; many of these were needed to drive the old clocks

Weighing in at around 80 pounds, the new east clock face is loaded prior to being lifted into place. 

A detailed view of the new east clock's motor which will move the hands

A Verdin employee mounts the motor onto the new eastern clock face

 

 
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