On Monday, they brought in the 25' steel I-beam. Purely manpower - no power equipment. I don't even know how many people it took. I was too scared to watch. Here it is swinging from a winch, of sorts.
|And here's the other end.|
|At the end of the day, it's in. Looking toward the fireplace...|
|...and looking toward the basement stairwell.|
|They also started sealing off the 'front door side' of each room, as they need to cut into the ceiling and rafters where they'll place the new roof panels.|
|They started prepping the kitchen...|
|...and the hallway.|