|09/30/2004 Steel building is ordered from
Premier Steel out of Colorado.
10/07/2004 Initial ground breaking done for the drain tube.
01/25/2005 Building is delivered to site.
03/10/2005 Additional driveway and drive gate
are installed in anticipation of construction equipment accessing
03/17/2005 Initial ground leveling done for the
04/10/2005 Nearby pond level is lowered to help
dry out building site.
05/03/2005 Most of footer is dug (30 feet wide
by 100 feet long).
05/04/2005 Footer digging is completed and
rebar is placed in footer hole.
05/05/2005 Using a concrete pumper truck, 55
yards of concrete are poured into the footer.
05/12/2005 Concrete forms are completed.
05/19/2005 Using another concrete pumper truck,
21 yards of concrete are poured into the three foot walls.
05/23/2005 Removed concrete forms and wooden
block downs from three foot concrete walls.
05/28/2005 West end columns and girts are
06/06/2005 Ten remaining steel columns are
lifted and bolted into place.
06/07/2005 First row of girts are put along the
columns of the south and north walls.
06/10/2005 Big Time Rain Delay.
06/13/2005 Girts are completed around the sides
of the building.
06/28/2005 First rafter set is placed on west
06/29/2005 Second and third rafter sets, along
with purlins are set on the next sets of columns.
06/30/2005 Fourth set of rafters along with
purlins are set on its respective columns. The lower (false
rafter) is set on the columns that transition between the taller and
shorter parts of the building. The respective long purlins are
also placed and bolted.
07/08/2005 Eave struts (purlins at the eaves)
are placed for the shorter part of the building.
07/31/2005 Final two rafter sets are placed and
bolted after waiting for the use of the bucket truck for some time.
08/07/2005 Eave struts are placed and
bolted on taller part of the building. Sag straps are placed
under taller section's roof purlins. Insulating and placing roofing
panels on the taller section is started.
08/08/2005 Insulation and roof paneling is
completed on the taller section.
08/09/2005 Ridge caps are placed on the taller
08/10/2005 Sag straps are placed on the north
side of the short sections. The short purlins are completed
for the first part of the shorter section. Two cables in the taller
sections roof are replaced with the correct length. The north
side of the shorter sections roof is started.
08/11/2005 Most of shorter sections northern
insulation and roof panels are installed.
11/04/2005 Two outside slabs of concrete are
poured. Another 46 yards of concrete.
11/27/2005 Finally off of 12 hour days at work.
Preparing rear wall for paneling.