Could collapse the wall James braces the wall by bolting a piece of plywood on the outside to a piece on the inside creating a makeshift vise he then takes wood shims to fill in the gaps we don’t want the logs to be able to close together whatever the gap is we want to maintain that gap so we just take different sizes of wood just enough to wedge.
It and pound it in Houston movers and that’s good enough and ton hydraulic jacks are set under the cross beams in order to finally lift the front of the barn they call the procedure the pick it is the first time these logs will move in almost years you know just being able to get underneath the the logs and lift the building without any failures is a challenge in itself there’s a lot of variables.
That come into play you don’t take your time take it easy you can really mess up them up doesn’t get much prettier than up these jacks are attached to the central pump and bill is ready for liftoff okay men we’re ready for our pick all right here goes the first pick it starts with one inch and it goes to two ten twelve two feet and that’s the beginning of our lift just don’t know what its gonna do yet and it’s not over.
leaving you can’t go with them you can’t follow the people who move it it’s day four in Colorado an incoming snow front has turned this move into a race against time area years of haunted history begins its perilous journey the water average speed is measured not in miles but in mere feet per hour sounds a little creaky but what do you.
Expect for a hundred years old it’s all good bill approaches the steep hill it could prove to be a barn killer this descent is so steep the -yard loader is attached to act as a brake and prevent the barn from falling forward you.