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A Photo History

Page Two

 

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Arial view of "Mr. Charlie's" barge at Alexander Shipyard.
Arial view of Alexander Shipyard and the barge that will become a major component of "Mr. Charlie". Click to see larger image

 

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The huge barge is prepared to be launched into the river, to begin the next phase of construction.
The mammoth barge is launched into the water, marking the first phase of completion. Click to see larger image

 

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Construction begins on the topside of the barge, making it ready to support the platform.
Ten huge columns form the legs that support the platform and connect it to the barge below. Click to see larger image

 

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The drilling platform is placed into position atop the 10 columns supporting it and joining it to the barge.


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