Changing the face of Charleston : The unbuilding of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
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September 21 and 29, 2005: Sharon Stallings

Sharon is one of the unseen and unsung heros of the unbuilding project. Sharon drives one of the crew boats - ferrying people and supplies to wherever they are needed. I first met Sharon in August when I followed Ken Canty as he numbered the bridge support columns. Here is Sharon a month later.

and another view

Sparky found Sharon also running one of her ferry operations - going

and returning

November 30, 2005: Sharon's fetch and tote service (with a smile)

Going out to Drum Island to watch Mickey's team load D-25

and coming home

December 6, 2005:

Here is Sharon again - always with a smile and always with a pleasant something to say. Today was the blast of the Grace section over Town Creek

Sharon's Taxi service

January 25, 2006:

Sharon's Taxi service with a smile -

January 26, 2006:

Sharon doing fetch and tote for Phillip

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