TISDALE UMC - 17507 US 160 WINFIELD, KS 67156 - 620.221.2607 - tisdale@pixius.net
Tisdale United Methodist Church
Monday, September 25, 2017
 

Our gym looked about like this for over 50 years
Inside view before contents were removed
 

The stage with front removed

Kitchen with all fixtures & part of wall removed

One big reason our gym was replaced

Kathy, Philip & Doug removing stage floor
 
Arlan rolling up telephone wire.

Ann & Marilyn pulling nails.

Ann and Taylor pulling nails.

Can you believe this tank was under the stage?

View of upstairs area with walls removed.

Caleb pulling nails.
 
Looking at upstairs framework and kitchen.
John's truck backed into old stage area.

Mark, Arlan & John stacking flooring boards.

Stacking lumber outside. Note the watery ground.

Finding a place for toilet fixtures.

Mark relaxing behind a packed storage container.

A very tired bunch after finishing removing "stuff".

Poking the tin off using an extension.
At the base of the extension is a skid loader.

Still some tin on top.
 
Looks like all the tin is off.

Beginning to take down a frame.

One frame about ready to lay down.

That's how they did it.
 
The new building arrives! First load.

Mark in the skid loader unloading the building.

Taking down another frame.

Laying it down ready for dis-assembly.

Ready to go for another one.
 
This is how our gym looked early, Oct. 4.
 

Digging up the old foundation.

More digging.

Most of the interior walls are gone here.

John's front end loader with rubble in the bucket..

Walkway across the ditch.

The old building is completely gone except for the
existing floor. It will be used in the new building.

Removing dirt in preparation for new footing.

Dedication and groundbreaking for new building.

Warren Scott breaking ground first.

Charles & Ida Finney taking their turn.

Rebar for new foundation.

Unloading concrete for footing.

Mark holding forms for water & gas lines.

Another view of the concrete unloading.

Will all that insulation go into the truck trailer?

Mark, Doug & Caleb packing it in.

Art Contreras & Arlan working with insulation.
 
Caleb waiting. (It all went into the truck!)

Pouring the foundation at the north end.

Mark cleaning concrete left from old walls.

Showing old slab with completed foundation.

The first of the new building. Taken Nov. 20.

Making progress.

More steel is up.
more 
The building is really taking shape.
side 
It's getting bigger.
bigger 
You can just see the north end here on the right.
looking northwest 
This is near the south end. It's not in place yet.
corner view 
Looking southeast at the north end.
11-21 
This shows the length. There's some to be added.
61 
 They have some siding on now!
62 
A view from the other end of the building.
63 
The east side mostly covered with siding.
64 
The south end covered along with both sides
65 
View showing some front porch structure.
This picture was taken Dec. 1, 2008.
66 
The front porch entryway structure completed.
This picture was taken Dec. 2, 2008.
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The front with some siding on.
68 
Insulation material to be under the metal roof.
69 
Showing insulation material the west side or roof.
70 
The front with more siding.
71 
The west side with eaves trough & downspouts.
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Much of the completed ineterior surfaces.
loader 
Mark in the front end loader & Ann
sidewalk 
View showing filling & grading
door 
One of the first inside walls
more walls 
Another view of new walls
framing 
These walls were built July 18, 2009
large view 
Another view of new walls looking at the 
north end of the building
 
raising wall 
Putting up a new wall
hammer swing 
Mark swinging a hammer
framing in north end 
Showing framing for kitchen, hallway, etc.
more framing 
Getting ready for floor beams
beams 
Doug helping with a floor beam
more beams 
More floor beams going up
  more beams 
Still more floor beams
 east stairs 
We can now go upstairs
  all installed 
Ready for flooring
  more framing 
A side view of the new framing & floor provisions
  floorboards 
Guys on the new upstairs floor
starting wall   
Starting framing for new south upstairs wall
bob 
Bob working on west stairs
south wall 
Dave, Mark & Bill on south wall
gymnasium 
Looking at the gym area from the upstairs
stairs 
Bob & Arlan working on the west stairs
new frames 
Showing some of the new upstairs framing
complete view 
Full view of all the framing
002 
Showing electrical outlet boxes along walls
004 
A view showing temporary lights in the north end
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The new lights before installation
006 
Ceiling light boxes before conduits
010 
Lee connecting ceiling light conduits
011 
Look, some lights are up and working!
12 
Working on a new fluorescent light
013 
These lights are great!
014 
Mark and Doug working on the first waferboard
getting it ready for installation on the west wall
015 
John putting screws in to hold up the new panel
016 
John holding drill & Doug measuring for next panel
017 
The first partial wall is covered
 
View showing some FRP on part of west wall
 
Another view of the same wall
 
A view showing more of the west wall covered
 
Another view of the same wall 
 
Those same wall portions now completely covered
 
Another view showing completely covered wall
 
Installing FRP on west wall
 
Measuring a panel to be cut and installed
 
Steve and John working near the southeast corner
 
View showing the west and south walls
 
Showing the yet to be covered east wall
 
The first two sheet rock panels on the north wall
 
 
Measuring and trimming the next panel
 
Showing 3 panels of sheet rock installed
 
Making preparations for the last piece
 
Installing the last piece of sheet rock
 
Showing the completely covered north wall
 
Showing some "mudding" applied


 
The newly painted wall at the north end.
 
Getting ready for the April 29 dedication.
 
Getting ready for the April 29 dedication.
Jennifer and Kathy setting up the front.
 
Getting ready for the April 29 dedication.
View from the front.
 
Portable basketball goal in southwest corner.
The picture in the right frame was taken during
the April 29 dedication of "Gym south".
Thanks to Roy Graber for this photo.
 
Standing along with Kathy are the builders or
relatives of builders of the original building.