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Above: The pole is located in the hole and will be sealed with silicone
and a hardwood base when the cup of tea has been removed.

Above: The pole has purposely been set off center so as to look in
line with the wheel from further back because the original
aqueduct never ran at ninety degrees to the wheel.

Above: Due to a change in weather and the need to continue
painting a tarpaulin was strung over the wheel.

Above: All one hundred and forty buckets have now received a
final coat of gloss. The wheel has been given five coats
of paint totaling approximately 25,000 sq feet.

Above: Paul G and Paul J giving the spokes their final covering.

Above: The crew in the bottom of the wheel pit undercoat the backboards.
A small section is done then and the wheel is rotated by hand.

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