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Photographs of the arrival and unloading of flatbed trucks (3 loads this day) with some of the "arches" for the encapsulation of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg

all photographs taken by Wilf Eisnor and courtesy of the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg NS

These digital photographs were taken January 17, 2002.

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Unloading one flatbed truck flatbed on Cornwallis St - Zion Lutheran in background flatbed on Cornwallis St - Zion Lutheran in background boom truck hitching to load

boom truck picking up load
boom truck swinging load off
boom truck clearing load

guiding a load down guiding a load down stacking the archesthrough the fence


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Photographs of the church before, during and after the fire:

November 1, 2001 - The Burning
November 2, 2001 - The Aftermath
The interior after the burning - November 2001
The interior clean up progress - December 7, 2001 and December 28, 2001
The exterior encapsulation progress - January 16, 2002, January 23 - 27, 2002, January 31, 2002, February 7 - 15, 2002 and February 23 - March 2, 2002
Non-structural elements
The restoration of the altar
The exterior before
The interior before
The interior Christmas 1991
"Simon Birch" 1997

Canadian Heritage Minister, Sheila Copps, commits financial assistance at parish hall meeting November 16, 2001
Photograph of Solomon Morash, master builder in charge of the 1892 changes
A Short History of St. John's Anglican Church
People buried under the Church 1761 - 1826
Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia Historical and Architectural Survey and relevant Links
The Commemoration of St. John's Anglican Church as a National Historic Site October 11, 1998
Interesting Facts & Figures about St. John's

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