CHARLEY BORDER TOWBOAT PROJECT PHOTOS
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Charley Border in Drydock, Summer 2004. The Charley Border is currently being refurbished prior to being relocated
adjacent to the Classroom/Orientation Center that is under construction. See below:


Click here for short Quicktime Movie of beginning excavation work February 2006.

Foundation in place April 18, 2006.

Framing completed May 2, 2006.

May 11, 2006
Education Center taking shape.

May 11, 2006

May 16, 2006
Education Center should seat 50 to 60 persons.

May 22, 2006

May 23, 2006

May 24, 2006


May 25, 2006
Construction underway on area where Charley Border will be exhibited.

May 26, 2006
click here to see a Quicktime Movie of Sandblasting to prepare for painting.


June 1, 2006

Priming and painting underway.

June 14, 2006

June 15, 2006
Educational Center site work.

June 21, 2006
New Port Logos in positon on Charley Border.

June 26, 2006 General view of site work.

July 19, 2006 Work progresses on Educational Center

July 21, 2006
New glass installation begun.

July27, 2006
All new glass is installed.
August 2, 2006
Support slab for Charley Border has been poured.

August 4, 2006
Stairs to Educational Center have been formed.

Click here to see short Quick Time Video of concrete work August 7, 2006.

Exterior lighting installed.
September 20, 2006

The M/V Charley Border was moved to its new home September 24, 2006. CLICK HERE TO SEE A SHORT VIDEO.

Pat Hurst does some finishing around windows that were cut into hull for viewing the engine room, in late October.

Sod being laid around towboat and educational center November 14, 2006.

Finishing work being done on some of the posts and railings November 16, 2006.

Newly painted and refurbished engine room November 20, 2006.


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