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Archive for December 16, 2010

The Long and Winding Road – Oak Lawn’s Monumental Move

The beams have traveled over 400 miles and are bedded down in eastern Ohio.  Weather permitting, they may arrive before Saturday’s estimated time.  Check back mid-morning for an estimated time and more details.


Taken earlier today: The Beams and their Noble Escort

WTC beams ready for the trip to Oak Lawn

The WTC beams are loaded and the Oak Lawn Police and Fire vehicles prepare to escort the beams home to Oak Lawn

WTC beams ready for the trip to Oak Lawn


WLS-AM 890 has our Monumental Move on its website

Read about our Monumental Move on WLS-AM 890’s site:

http://www.wlsam.com/article.asp?id=2058342


Monumental Banner

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Here’s the banner for the truck being attached. It reflects the logos of all the organizations involved: Village of Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn Fire Department, Oak Lawn Police Department, Oak Lawn Public Works, Local 150, and the Oak Lawn Rotary Club.


Our Monumental Project is on Channel 2’s Website

You might have to cut and paste this link in your browser to see it for now:

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2010/12/16/9-11-beams-headed-for-oak-lawn/


WTC Beams on the Monumental Move to Oak Lawn!

With the beams safely secured, our Monument is On The Move!

With the beams safely secured, our Monument is On The Move!


WTC Beams are Loading! Oak Lawn’s Monumental Move Begins!

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It turns out that we’re getting FOUR beams loaded. Great photos guys! Keep them coming!


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