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Changing the face of Charleston : The unbuilding of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
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December 19, 2006: Chris does the last of Grace

The worksite - the last triangle

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Now for the final stage - Nugget is chillin'

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while Robbie is the look-out

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and Stan works on the other side

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Nugget starts

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and Robbie is in the elevator

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and Carlos moves into position

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Robbie escapes from the elevator

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Carlos starts his cut

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Stan starts his cut

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Nugget completes the middle cut

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and the right side

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Stan just enjoying the day

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Robbie is cutting away

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Robbie completes his cut

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and now its showtime for Chris

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Up up and away. The question is can Chris duplicate Manny's playtex procedure - lift and separate?

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Hmm - obviously yes!

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a little more lift, separation and rotation

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more rotation

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and more rotation

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and now the downward trip

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down with a little more rotation

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and more rotation and down

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and down

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and down

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and aiming for Sparky

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while Paul directs the action

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and down

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with Nugget using Manny's elevator service

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A happy Nugget

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and a happy Robbie, Carlos, Manny and Stan

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