Stonemasons go old-school to repair Colorado monument walls

News

Stonemasons go old-school to repair Colorado monument walls

erched on a ledge above Monument Canyon, stonemason Scott Banjac, of Fruita, applies mortar between the red sandstone rocks along Rimrock Drive as a crew of stonemasons rebuild the rock guardrails in the Colorado National Monument near Fruita on Sept. 11. The crew is using a mortar made of a lime, sand and Portland cement that is similar to the mortar that the original Civilian Conservation Corps builders of the wall used.

Stonemasons go old-school to repair Colorado monument walls

erched on a ledge above Monument Canyon, stonemason Scott Banjac, of Fruita, applies mortar between the red sandstone rocks along Rimrock Drive as a crew of stonemasons rebuild the rock guardrails in the Colorado National Monument near Fruita on Sept. 11. The crew is using a mortar made of a lime, sand and Portland cement that is similar to the mortar that the original Civilian Conservation Corps builders of the wall used.
click here to add your event
Cortez ~ Events
click here to add your event
Cortez ~ Events