The dome of Clark County’s 140 year old courthouse is now on the
ground. Crews from Zimmerman Excavating of Rutledge succeed in lifting
the dome safely to the ground on their second attempt on Wednesday
afternoon, shortly after 4:00pm.
Earlier in the morning, they
had decided that they needed a larger crane, but after removing more of
the structure to lighten the load, the crane they had was able to do
More than 100 people gathered around the courthouse to watch the once-in-a-lifetime sight.
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Doris Walker, 77, of Quincy, died Saturday, February 19, 2011 in her home in Quincy.