It has arrived to the proper place. However, the tough job
of pushing it backwards while it
When it was over the floor, the depot was jacked off the trailer
Since it wasn't quite in place, the building was lowered onto
This image shows one of the roller pipes that would allow the
It was then necessary to pull the depot to its proper position, so
two chain hoists were used
Herschel Staples pulls the depot against the tractor.
Now the building is almost where it belongs, exactly over the floor.
Some repairs have been made since the move to fill in the holes that allowed it to be moved. Some 100 year old boards came from a very old fallen barn, and were used to fill in for lumber that was missing and needed. This photo shows the hole for the trailer has been repaired, and new windows are being added.
Perhaps the Ellsworth Depot will always remain in this location. It seems to be an appropriate place, because this location is close to other Ellsworth municipal structures, such as the water tower, the Fire Station, the Ellsworth Library and the Ellsworth Post Office.
Ellsworth in the 1990s