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!
Underground Railroad Society
of Cass County, Michigan
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.
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
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.
Foundation work complete!
Foundation restoration begins on the southeast and east walls, fieldstone inside, cobblestone outside, by Quality Masonry of Vandalia.
The large beam holding up the building is removed. New steel supports are placed and the cribbing is removed.
Foundation restoration continues