Saturday, 08 September 2012 16:36

The Building of Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - 1869-1887

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Over the past few years, I've acquired some images of the construction of St. Francis Cathedral and have decided to put them in chronological order.  The attached pdf file illustrates what must have been a monumental task, using only manual labor and very clever engineering.  I wonder if it could be duplicated today.

--Mike Lord

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Mike Lord

4th generation Santa Fe Gringo.

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  • Comment Link Arthur Scott Saturday, 08 September 2012 17:36 posted by Arthur Scott

    Great photos. As I look at the modern photo of the "Gothic(not sure of terminology)" style building, it makes me wonder how it escaped the adobeficaation, plaster, and canales craze.

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