Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Spirit of Aviation Restored -- NOLA Lakefront Airport

frm my stonemason friend Michael Davidson

we hung the 11ft big guy last week at historic city of new orleans WPA ART DECO Lakefront Airport (historic photo of Spirit of Aviation) and the party still is going /Py

1930 original by Enrique Alfarez   carver and cast stone expert
removed and feared destroyed in 1960 retro fit
recarved and poured into cast stone molds by Mississippi Stone Guild
team jaques Murphee lead carver
James Molton  mold maker
Michael Davidson  owner and beard 

Flickr: Mississippi Stone Guild's Photostream (lots of pix of neat work projects)
Welcome to the Lakefront Airport

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