South Bass Island Projects Abound While Residents Give Thanks and Look Forward

DSCN2111The off-season at Put-in-Bay brings a welcome time of respite and holiday thankfulness, but it also generates considerable project activity.  For laborers it often means braving uncomfortable elements.  Below are snapshots of some island projects underway on Friday, 22 November 2013.

Bayview Avenue is closed due to construction on the docks.
Bayview Avenue is closed due to construction on the docks.
New lumber adds freshness to the buildings next to the hardware store.
New lumber adds freshness to the buildings next to the hardware store.
Layers of completion at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church fellowship hall
Layers of completion at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church fellowship hall

Breakwater wall construction is a true engineering challenge . . .

More ironwork to come!

More ironwork to come!
Aids to navigation are retrieved before the ice sets in.
Aids to navigation are retrieved before the ice sets in.
"Winter's coming."
“Winter’s coming.”
Thinking ahead!
Thinking ahead!