The movers came back yesterday, to finish moving the big items: they ran out of time on their last visit. Also, one artifact needed at least FOUR people to get it up the stairs and onto the truck. One of my favorites—a working model of a grain mill that used to stand on the waterfront in La Crosse, made by William Scorch,a retired mill worker.
Volunteer Scott McCollum, with help from Bob Mullen, had re-inforced the frame with plywood to keep it from twisting, or racking, on its journey up the stairs: that’s why it looks kind of like a plywood crate in these pictures.
I was helpfully wringing my hands while it made its journey up the stairs and onto the truck. And taking pictures.