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Sunday, July 25, 2004

Spruce butts being lifted for placement as foundation piers. These posts will have a limited lifetime and it's going to be a big job to replace them one day. However, when there is no time or money to do anything better, the Chatter Creek partners do what they have to do to advance the project.

A foundation pier being lowered into its pit. The crane lifts the log while the excavator stands by to make adjustments to the pit.

Thursday, July 22, 2004

Dave Markel, designer of Vertebrae Lodge surveys the struggle to get the project "out of the ground"

Foundation piers ready to accept log beams.

The first logs are set.

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