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The hole is over 5 feet deep.
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While heavy machinery dug out most of the dirt, sometimes you have to use an old fashioned shovel to finish the job.
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Rev. Dr. Greg Ota pours anointing oil into the hole for the tower foundation.
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A worker checks out the foundation hole before the foundation section of the tower is placed.
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109,000 pounds of concrete will fill this hole to secure the foundation of the tower.
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Workers inside the tower foundation hole measuring to form the outline for the tower base platform.
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Workers building the rebar cage for the tower foundation. The rebar will make the base of the tower stronger.
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A little rain came after day 2 was finished. The wood frame is a guide for the finished tower base platform.
Photo Jun 19, 9 26 50 AM
The dump truck sits to haul away the dirt dug up for the tower foundation.
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Getting ready to wrap up day 2, workers place the backhoe and dump truck in position to protect the foundation hole.
Photo Jun 21, 9 25 33 AM
Someone watching our Facebook live feed said this guy was very brave.
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Giving the tower base a “broom finish” that will allow traction for walking up to the tower.
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I really bonded with these men over the past two weeks. I actually was sad to seem them go once they finished the foundation.
Pictured left to right, Richard Pratt (Wallace Tower Specialists Mechanic), LaGanzie Kale (KLEK General Manager), Louis Taylor (Wallace Tower Specialists Truck Driver), and Mike Riggs (Wallace Tower Specialists Technician).
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A downpour erupted as the men loaded up to head home.
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We again thank First National Bank for donating the funds to make this possible!