Statue makes dramatic entrance as huge crane lifts it from Washington Street to front of Talbot County Courthouse lawn
A crane hoists the Frederick Douglass statue over the Talbot County Courthouse lawn Saturday morning.
A Digging and Rigging Inc. crew member, left, and a member of Suburban Stoneworks guide the Frederick Douglass statue to the base.
Sculptor Jay Hall Carpenter, left, and Suburban Stoneworks crew member inspect the Frederick Douglass sculpture after transport.
A Digging and Rigging Inc. crew member follows the base as it is hoisted with the crane.
Pictured from the left are President of Frederick Douglass Honor Society Eric Lowery, Frederick Douglass Honor Society members Pam Black, Harriet Lowery and Walter Black as they cheer and document Saturday’s delivery.
The Frederick Douglass sculpture base sits on a flatbed trailer as crew members discuss methods of hoisting the base with a crane.
A Digging and Rigging Inc. crew member guides the Frederick Douglass statue after it’s unloaded from the truck.
Onlookers observe as crew members secure the base.
The Frederick Douglass statue stands covered Saturday afternoon at the Talbot County Courthouse.
Washington Street was closed between Federal Street and Dover Street due to a large crane that was used to hoist the Frederick Douglass sculpture into place.
Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2011 1:00 am
EASTON Early Saturday morning, a crowd of about 50 people
watched as crews hoisted the bronze Frederick Douglass statue and
its base from trucks on Washington Street to its new home on the
lawn of the Talbot County Courthouse.
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