Tag Archives: Galesburg

Roof Work in the Heat

Despite temperatures nearing 100 and a heat index well over 100, two workers continue fixing the roof of Wilson House on Tuesday, July 17. The two member crew has been on numerous buildings around campus this summer. The workers are … Continue reading

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New Sidewalk Near Aux Gym

Knox College staff member Max Getz smooths out newly poured concrete for a section of sidewalk near Auxiliary Gym. It replaces sidewalk that was removed to allow for completion of work on a steam pipe.

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Leaf’s Home for Room and Board

A praying mantis on a leaf. A praying mantis among leaves that have been damaged by Japanese beetles, not visible in this photo, outside the Ford Center for Fine Arts on the Knox campus. The praying mantis is advocated by … Continue reading

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Progress on Communications Office Building

Worker cuts into a wall during construction of the new communications office building Renovation and construction continue at the site of the former Alexander Lumber building at Prairie and South streets on the Knox campus — future home of the … Continue reading

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Gizmo Patio Nears Completion

A worker demolishes the east steps of the Gizmo patio as placing of concrete pavers resumes on Tuesday, July 10. Workers are back on track with the resurfacing of the Gizmo patio. The temporary delay due to a shortage of the … Continue reading

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Look Out of Any Window…

Workers remove window glass in Old Main. Photo by John Williams Window glass at Old Main was removed this summer so trim can be painted. The large, arched windows were designed by architect Charles Ulricson to make the building a … Continue reading

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Windows, Windows, Windows

Above: Junior Michael O’Connell removes a window from the second floor of GDH as a crew of two Knox students clean windows around campus on Thursday, July 5.  This summer a lot of windows are being cleaned and painted around campus. Every … Continue reading

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Work Begins on New Dining Services Cooler/Freezer

Workers begin opening the wall for a new cooler/freezer for Dining Services on the west side of Seymour Hall on Tuesday, July 3. On Tuesday morning two workers began opening the wall for a new cooler/freezer space for Dining Services. … Continue reading

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Painting windows in Old Main

A crew is working its way around Old Main, repainting window trim in the National Historic Landmark and Lincoln-Douglas Debate site. It would not be an exaggeration to say that Old Main’s windows are among the most interesting you’ll find … Continue reading

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Planting Trees

Grounds crews were out early this morning planting a new Autumn Blaze Pear tree near the Center for Intercultural Life in the Quads residence area. Despite the tree’s name, it only produces small ornamental fruits and won’t produce any pears … Continue reading

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