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Old January 3rd, 2009, 07:11 PM   #5161
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very carefully.

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Old January 3rd, 2009, 07:11 PM   #5162
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^Great photos everyone.
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 07:11 PM   #5163
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Update: I repositioned our camera on top of the Sears Tower to see the top of the Trump Tower right now as they are installing the spire - it's pretty cool - check it out.

Sears Tower Camera
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 07:15 PM   #5164
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how would you like that job?

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Old January 3rd, 2009, 07:42 PM   #5165
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Ok - I got the live video worked out - here is what you want to watch:

Live video of spire installation

This is incredible cool - zoomed in right at the top of the Trump from our building across the street.

Feel free to CP to other forums, etc - we want as many people to see this as possible - its very cool!
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 07:45 PM   #5166
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Ok - I got the live video worked out - here is what you want to watch:

Live video of spire installation

This is incredible cool - zoomed in right at the top of the Trump from our building across the street.

Feel free to CP to other forums, etc - we want as many people to see this as possible - its very cool!
awesome thanks!!
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 07:53 PM   #5167
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Ok - I got the live video worked out - here is what you want to watch:

Live video of spire installation

This is incredible cool - zoomed in right at the top of the Trump from our building across the street.

Feel free to CP to other forums, etc - we want as many people to see this as possible - its very cool!
Thanks for setting this up - it's wonderful in full screen.
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 08:29 PM   #5168
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1 1/2 hours ago got online and found this finally occurring. Got clearance to depart from Sat. family time to get downtown and snap some pics.
Just the first to check out the angles etc.



Uaarkson...They appear to be using the same techniques with other steel work(see posts from BCBS)...they align connecting holes with their large leverage crowbar/ pick tool and then bolt the pieces together.
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 08:33 PM   #5169
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Wow that is good live video thanks from Mike in London UK
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 08:54 PM   #5170
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thanx for the live link so i can watch the installation over here in Germany too If you like i can do a 2nd video of the Spire installation after you guys posted the pictures again Awesome shots so far everybody!
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:04 PM   #5171
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Wow I like this one, it's so shiny!

Actualy, even I like that black-style skyscrapers in US like Sears Tower and John Hancock Center and that spires on the top are cool. Just I'm sad I was not there when I was in US.
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:22 PM   #5172
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just watched two sections of mast being installled.... thankyou FOX!
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:38 PM   #5173
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I am watching too and just saw placing one piece. Can't the webcam been put a bit higher so you can see the helicopter?

EDIT: helicopter is gone again, someone knows how much pieces yet? Because it looks finished already.


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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:50 PM   #5174
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looks like that was the final part. Finally Trump has its Spire, even tho its tiny comparted to Prudentials in the live feed, lol.
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:51 PM   #5175
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Wow, the spire is going to make Trump look quite a bit taller from some angles! It draws your eye upwards. Thanks for the video, fascinating!
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:56 PM   #5176
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:58 PM   #5177
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Those guys on the spire have balls the size of watermelons!
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for the Pelasgians, too, were a Greek nation originally from the Peloponnesus
The Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...assus/1B*.html

Macedonia, of course, is a part of Greece". Strabo, VII, Frg. 9
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...ragments*.html

But north of the gulf, the first inhabitants are Greeks called Epirotes....
Procopius
http://books.google.com/books?id=9m6...page&q&f=false
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:59 PM   #5178
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Spire is complete! I got 80 pictures. I wont post them all.
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 10:17 PM   #5179
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Old January 3rd, 2009, 10:24 PM   #5180
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beautiful picture!
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