Day 192 - The main entrance into the Memorial.
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Day 192 - Awaiting new trees to be planted after the others had died.
Day 192 - Looking south/southwest from the northeast corner of the Memorial along Pikes Peak Ave.
Day 192 - Looking at the Memorial (west) from the northeast corner of the site, along Pikes Peak Ave.
Day 192- Laying landscaping fabric prior to placing crushed rock.
Day 192 - New sidewalks and landscaping along Pikes Peak Ave.
Day 192 - New landscaping along Pikes Peak Ave.
Day 192 - Looking east along Pikes Peak Ave. at the new walkways and landscaping.
Day 192 - Landscaping and irrigation lines in a bed along Hancock Ave.
Day 192 - Closer shot of the new sign at Pikes Peak Ave and Hancock Ave.
Day 192 - Keep off the grass!
Day 192 - Just one of the many details to be discovered at the Memorial.
Day 192 - New signage at Pikes Peak Ave and Hancock Ave.
Day 192 - Plants for landscaping along Hancock Ave.
Day 192 - New landscaping for a pedestrian area along Hancock Ave.
Day 192 - New pedestrian area along Hancock Ave.
Day 192 - New sidewalk from Hancock Ave to the Memorial entrance and parking lot, south of the Memorial.
Day 192 - Some roses in the planting beds along Hancock Ave.
Day 192- Some more landscaping still needing to be placed, but all the sod has been laid. Looking northeast from the southwest corner of the site.
Day 192 - The main statue and union logo.
Day 192 - Placing mulch in the flower bed around the main statue.
Day 192 - All names have been etched into the walls starting with the year 1918.
Day 192 - A bench seat along the short retaining wall just south of the main Memorial. Looking south to the main entrance of the Memorial.
Day 192 - Power-washing and scrubbing the Memorial.
Day 192 - One of the "Sentinels" watching over the fallen brothers and sisters.
Day 192 - Landscaping along the back of the Memorial walls.
Day 173 - The new lawn west of the Memorial.
Day 173 - Overview of the new entry into the Memorial.
Day 173 - Overview of the new entry into the Memorial, looking west/northwest from the parking lot.
Day 173 - Part of the new entry feature to the Memorial.
Day 173 - Looking northeast towards the Memorial. Still prepping the dirt for sod.
Day 173 - Marking pavers to be cut.
Day 173 - Building curb forms where the construction entrance was located.
Day 173 - Pavers laid in the new pedestrian area along Hancock Ave. The missing portions will be filled with crushed rock.
Day 173 - The sitting wall along Hancock Ave. Looking southeast.
Day 173 - Looking along the west side of the Memorial adjacent Hancock Ave.
Day 173 - Looking at the Memorial from the intersection of Pikes Peak Ave and Hancock Ave.
Day 173 - Placing irrigation piping at the northwest corner of the Memorial.
Day 173 - More of the many walks within the Memorial.
Day 173 - The north side of the Memorial adjacent Pikes Peak Ave.
Day 173 - The Family Band with the new lawn.
Day 173 - Pavers being laid for new walks between the sidewalk and Pikes Peak Ave.
Day 173 - Continuing the etching of the names of the fallen into the granite. First ring complete. Working on the second ring.
Day 173 - Overview of the Memorial, now with sod!
Day 173 - East side of the Memorial now has grass.
Day 173 - Some areas still need sod. Looking west. Road in background is Hancock Ave.
Day 169 - Finishing up sidewalks adjacent the new entry feature.
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