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St. Louis Arch

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Finishing Tasks

Forty-four years years ago today, with a crowd staring from 630 feet below, welders placed the final section into the St. Louis Arch. Their work brought a happy end to a project that took nearly three years and several million dollars. It was a dangerous job that proceeded through brutal weather extremes. But it was […]

The Power of Precision

“First master the fundamentals.” — Larry Bird If you ever get a chance to visit St Louis, check out not only the famous Gateway Arch, but also the video on how the arch was built. Workers constructed two legs that soared to a rendezvous 630 feet into the sky. But as the video emphasizes, the engineers […]