Barn Raising at Bear Mountain Inn

Waterford, Maine

August 9, 2002


Last of the 5 bents being raised into position Knee braces and floor joists stacked ready for assembly

Rear view.  Crew on coffee break. Floor joists going up

Queen post being lowered into position Queen post in place

First rafter truss being lifted off the stack First rafter truss being lowered into place

Twenty joints come together as the rafter truss is lowered into place Purlins are lifted and dropped into place, two at a time

The roof line takes shape The traditional pine bough

Andy attaches the pine bough The completed barn frame

The buildings of Bear Mountain Inn

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