Thursday, March 22, 2012

Spring Break 2012 was so crazy

The sash cord in the double-hung windows at the Rosson House offices broke yesterday, creating a terrific crash inside the wall.  I didn't know double-hung windows functioned by way of counterweights inside the sills.  The maintenance guy came and removed the panel, revealing four hanging lead weights covered in the furry dust of almost a century.

A director, docent and myself watched the whole thing with great interest. I don't think this guy is used to ripping panels off of windows to a room full of women saying, "Ooooh!"




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