New Courthouse Clocks Gallery Page 3
 

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The inside of the new south clock.  The white 'frame' directly behind the clock houses 8 florescent lights

The pendulum swings past the manufacturer's plate on the old clockworks

In this close up of the manufacturer's plate the in service date is very easy to read

This shed like structure housed the old clock works and now the new as well.  The circular shape in the upper left of this image is the east clock face

Another view of the clockworks' housing.  Note the stairs needed to access it, this was done so the pendulum could swing freely

From 1923 - Written on the backside of the door to the clockworks' housing are notes from a bygone era

From 1921 - a note written on the backside of the door to the clockworks' housing

From 1942 & 1965 - Notes written on the backside of the door to the clockworks' housing

From 1942 - A detailed view of a note written on the backside of the door to the clockworks'

From 1934 - A note written on the backside of the door to the clockworks' housing

Year unknown - Written on the backside of the door to the clockworks' housing, this note mentions the month, day and time but no year

From 1964 -  A note written on the backside of the door to the clockworks' housing

The west side of the courthouse awaits its new clock face

A different view of the clock opening on the west side of the courthouse

The memorial statue looks on as work continues on the new clocks. 

October 2, 2008. For the first time in a long time, you may now set your watches by the courthouse clocks

No one seems to know for sure when the old clocks stopped working, but the new one keeps perfect time

Best estimates say that the old courthouse clocks stopped working 25 to 30 years ago.

 

 
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