Stansbury Park Observatory Complex 2 (SPOC 2)
Harmons Observatory
Building the Roof
07 JAN 2002 to present
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Bruce Grim cleans snow from the Ealing Room roof.  07 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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Andy Bogdan installs trim on the bottom of the Ealing Room slide off roof.  08 JAN 2002  McNeil image

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Roger Butz, Ron Ford, Andy Bogdan & Bruce Grim (that's Bruce's hands) install metal sheeting on the roof of the Ealing Room.  10 JAN 2002  McNeil image

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All metal sheeting installed on the top of the Ealing Room roof.  10 JAN 2002

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Boyd McNeil, Bruce Grim, Roger Butz, Ron Ford and Andy Bogdan install metal sheeting on the roof of the Big Scope Room.  10 JAN 2002

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Andy Bogdan helps Ron Ford screw metal sheeting on the roof of the Big Scope Room roof.  10 JAN 2002

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Patrick Wiggins & Roger Butz attach roof sheeting to the Big Scope Room roof...  10 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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...Then Roger gets the drop on Patrick.  10 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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Bruce Grim and Ron Ford help Andy Bogdan trim a piece of the Big Scope Room metal sheeting prior to installation.  10 JAN 2002

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Roger Butz screws the last of the metal sheeting to the roof of the Big Scope Room.  10 JAN 2002

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Ron Ford installs trim to the bottom of the north face of the Big Scope Room roof.  10 JAN 2002

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Boyd McNeil applies sealant to the north face of the Ealing Room roof.  10 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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Ron Ford and Bruce Grim install metal siding on the north face of the Ealing Room slide off roof.  11 JAN 2002

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Ron Ford and Bruce Grim prepare the final piece of siding for the north face of the Ealing Room slide off roof.  11 JAN 2002

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Patrick Wiggins and Boyd McNeil install tar paper on the south face of the Ealing Room slide off roof.  11 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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SPOC 2 from the southeast.  12 JAN 2002

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SPOC 2 from the northeast.  12 JAN 2002

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SPOC 2 from the northwest.  12 JAN 2002

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Bruce Grim cuts a piece of siding for the south face of the Ealing Room room roof.  13 JAN 2002

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Patrick Wiggins installs siding on the south face of the Ealing Room roof as Robin Butz supervises.  13 JAN 2002

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Roger Butz installs tar paper on the south face of the Big Scope Room roof as son Robin makes sure he gets it right.  13 JAN 2002

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Robin Butz prepares siding for installation.  13 JAN 2002

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Roger Butz tacks down the last of the tar paper on the south face of the Big Scope Room roof.  Perhaps the slogan on the ladder refers to the quality of Roger's work?.  13 JAN 2002

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Bruce Grim and Roger Butz install siding on the south face of the Big Scope Room roof as Patrick Wiggins finishes up the south face of the Ealing Room roof.  13 JAN 2002

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Results of a cold day's work on display at sunset.  13 JAN 2002

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Boyd McNeil applies caulking to a section of roofing.  14 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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Bruce Grim measures a section of roofing.  14 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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Bruce Grim and Roger Butz take measurements for the next piece of roofing on the Big Scope Room roof.  14 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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View of the nearly finished Ealing Room roof showing the cable and pulley used to open and close the roof.  14 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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One piece of roofing still to be installed on the Ealing Room roof.  14 JAN 2002  Ron Ford image

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SPOC 2 from the northeast.  All roofing has been installed on the Ealing Room roof and the north and east faces of the Big Scope Room roof.  17 JAN 2002

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SPOC 2 from the southwest.  Only the west face of the Big Scope Room roof lacks roofing.  17 JAN 2002

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SPOC 2 from the northwest.  The last of the roofing was installed today.  Ron Ford image  31 JAN 2002

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The final roofing crew assembles.  Andy Bogdan, Ken Harris, Bruce Grim & Boyd McNeil.  Ron Ford image  25 APR 2002

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Ken Harris & Roger Butz finish installing the rubber membrane to the roof of the control room.  Ron Ford image  25 APR 2002

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Roger Butz adds sealant to one of the roof seams.  McNeil image  25 APR 2002

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Ron Ford installs a piece of flashing.  McNeil image  25 APR 2002

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What appears to be a heavenly hand shows Roger where to apply the white reflective top coat.  McNeil image  25 APR 2002

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Bruce Grim prepares to pour the reflective top coat.  Not sure what Roger Butz is about to do with the broom.  Ron Ford image  25 APR 2002

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Roger Butz applies white reflective top coat to the roof of the control room.  Ron Ford image  25 APR 2002

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The finished control room roof.  25 APR 2002

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Boyd McNeil, Andy Bogdan, Ron Ford, Bruce Grim, Roger Butz and Ken Harris after a hard day working on the roof.  McNeil image  25 APR 2002

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