Western Fremont Historical SocietyPreserving the history and heritage of the settlers of western Fremont County, Colorado. First… Meeting With General Contractor & Paint Analysis WFHS Board Members-(left to right) Betsy Denney, Barb Snyder, Kris Shurr, Craig Leitner, Debbie Hildebrand & Casey Hildebrand meet to prepare the building and grounds for the renovation work. Barbara Darden, architect, leads a discussion about the renovation work to be done with Jon Sargent, contractor, Mark Minor, Craig Leitner and Ellen Hopkins Mark Minor performed the paint analysis on the History Center building Mark Minor identifies a place on the siding where the original paint can be seen. Also pictured are Barbara Darden, Jon Sargent and Jesse Haro. Next… The Windows Jesse Haro (left) with Mike Pershbacher of “Older Than Dirt” Jesse Haro working inside to remove a window Window removal by “Older Than Dirt” All of the windows have been removed and boarded-up Walla!… Re-glazed Windows Re-glazed windows have been installed. Reglazed windows And… The Front Steps The front steps to the History Center have been removed. Jon Sargent and helper work on replacing the front steps to the WFHS History Center. Progress has been made with the front steps. One of Howard’s younger residents, Gunnar Kintgen, looks on while Jon Sargent and his helper work on the front steps. Gunnar Kintgen, a Howard resident, intently listens while Jon Sargent and his helper work on the stairs. And… Work On The Foundation Thaddeus Hust is the sub-contractor for the foundation repair. Pictured is Leo, his helper, preparing the foundation for new mortar. Section of foundation that has new mortar. Section of foundation to have new mortar A good look at the finished foundation. Next… Replace Some Siding & Prep for Paint Jon Sargent and team scraped the old paint from the west side of the building and started on the north side. Jon Sargent and team work on removing the old paint from the building. Progress is being made by Jon’s team on replacing the siding and scraping off the old paint.