Phase 2
Perimeter beams are installed on the south wall and east walls.  The original field stone/cobblestone foundation will be restored by Quality Masonry of Vandalia.

Carriage House Restoration Resumes!

Carriage House Restoration

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Phase 3
The 1940's cement foundation is excavated and a new four foot deep trench dug by Cripps Excavation of Marcellus.  A new footing is poured and an Amish crew constructs the foundation wall.

Phase 1
Bullseye Construction of Vandalia resumes the restoration of the Bonine Carriage House.  A Mennonite crew takes down the old, deteriorated beams and prepares new perimeter beams

Phase 7

Barn door "bump-out' extension sided by a crew from Bullseye Construction. Barn doors are built on site and installed.  Area is graded in preparation for seeding.

Phase 6-B

Foundation work complete! 

Phase 5

Foundation restoration begins on the southeast and east walls, fieldstone inside, cobblestone outside, by Quality Masonry of Vandalia.

Phase 4

The large beam holding up the building is removed.  New steel supports are placed and the cribbing is removed.

Phase 6-A

Foundation restoration continues