Tag Archives: Knox College

Waxing Artistic

A member of the Knox College Facilities Services staff scrapes stairs in the Ford Center for Fine Arts, preparing to apply new wax during the College’s 2013 Spring Break. Photo by Peter Bailley.

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New Campus Entryway Nears Completion

Above, Max Getz, mason and concrete specialist on the Facilities Services staff at Knox College, checks the first course in a curved wall. Below, he and an assistant install flashing at a rectangular planter. Both are features of the new … Continue reading

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Finishing Ingersoll House Projects

A worker welds together two pieces of the railing of the new accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll House on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Photo by John Williams Workers were out Tuesday and Wednesday finishing off the accessibility ramp at the Ingersoll … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for New Students

A large sign to welcome students back to Knox is unraveled on Friday, Aug. 10 across the east side of Old Main. Photo by John Williams As students begin to return to campus for fall sports, the preparation for new … Continue reading

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From High Atop Old Main, Overlooking the Knox Campus…

Painting the Old Main bell tower. Photo by John Williams Workers are tethered to the roof of Old Main for safety while they climb ladders to reach all the wood that needed painting on the bell tower on Thursday, Aug. … Continue reading

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Green Oaks Stewards

The stewards at Green Oaks have been working hard this summer keeping the trails clear as part of their duties around Green Oaks to maintain the field station. During the week, the stewards wake up around sunrise to begin their … Continue reading

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Renovation Replaces Doors

Workers install new doors around Alumni Hall on August 2. Photo by John Williams Renovation continues at Knox College’s historic Alumni Hall. New doors are being installed at all four corners, after the stone-flanked steps and porches were rebuilt. An … Continue reading

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Creating Better Curb Appeal

Berrien Street Construction Panorama. Check out a higher resolution version of the photo to see some of the detail of the work on Berrien Street, including new gutters, right, and asphalt being laid in the background on the left half. … Continue reading

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Resurfaced, Expanded Parking Lot

Steam rises off the hot asphalt as a worker tamps down the edge of the resurfaced parking lot on Cherry and Berrien streets on Tuesday, July 31. Below:¬†Workers start laying one of the final strips of asphalt on the parking … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

Lumberyard demolition. Photo by Peter Bailley Workers from Brown Excavating and Demolition of Alpha, IL, on July 26 tear down the last remaining section of several wooden sheds that have been demolished at a former lumber company at Prairie and … Continue reading

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