Setting Chairs for Guests

Facilities services staff line up chairs for the audience, preparing the Knox College campus for Commencement 2014.

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Working Ahead of Commencement

Facilities services staff adjust levels of choir risers, preparing the Knox College campus for Commencement 2014.

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Staff Rise to Challenge of Prepping for Commencement

Facilities services staff set up risers for the choir, as they prepare the Knox College campus for Commencement 2014.

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Painting on the Steps of Old Main

Staff painter checks primer coat on the north entry, during repainting of theĀ steps of Old Main.

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Improvements on Baseball Field

Grounds crew works on a trench on Blodgett baseball field.

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Diseased Tree Removal

Diseased ash trees are removed next to the center field fence of Knox College’s Blodgett Baseball Field.

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Prepping for Homecoming

Knox College Homecoming 2013 - Prep WorkA member of the facilities services staff lays out reunion class banners before raising them on cables above Fleming Fieldhouse, in preparation for Homecomings 013, Oct 18-20.

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Lawn Care

Lawn Work at Old MainKnox College grounds crew staff works in a tractor on the lawn south of Old Main on a foggy morning, Oct. 2, 2013. Photo by Peter Bailley.

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Campus Pathway Completed

Campus Pathway CompletedAfter the final bricks and gravel were in place, a sprinkler wets down the crushed limestone on a new cross-campus walkway between Seymour Union and Cherry Street. Below, the path was already getting heavy use as facilities services staff completed the last section.
Campus Pathway Completed
Campus Pathway Completed
A bit of history, below, showing how the underground steam line killed snow in the winter and grass in the summer.
Campus Steam Line
Campus Steam Line

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Maintenance Floor Cleaning

Knox College Maintenance Floor CleaningKnox College maintenance staff cleans the carpet in Seymour Union just before the start of fall term 2013.

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