Saturday, January 9, 2010

Hey Look! It's a Giant Crane!

I saw it when I was heading back from the gym this morning, looming over 2nd Avenue. It looked a lot like this. In fact, it looked exactly like this:

If you want to replace your entire elevator system, this is apparently how you do it. I'd never really given it much thought, but the folks at the Josephinum at 2nd & Stewart have. The cop who was "directing traffic" on the scene said that the old elevator system was a hundred years old and all the tenants wanted something new and shiny. Well, congratulations, Josephinumites, may your new elevators take you to the appropriate floors in safety and comfort. Here are more cool pictures of the giant crane:

Like I've said several times in the past: wherever you see a giant crane, cool stuff is bound to be happening.

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