Concrete now being placed at the Nordic Ski Club’s new day lodge
By David F. Rooney
Trust me. Watching concrete being placed — “Concrete is never poured,” Dale Mogielka of Terus Construction told me — is a heck of a lot more interesting than watching paint dry… and I’ve seen a lot of paint dry.
As I discovered Thursday the grey stuff being placed at the site of the Nordic Ski Club’s new day lodge is no exception. Placing concrete involves lots of wet concrete and, of course, big machines.
The club raised $350,000 to build the day lodge, a custodian’s residence and a maintenance building at the base of Mount Macpherson just off Highway 23S. It hopes to have everything ready by the time the snow flies and people start getting ready for the ski season.
Will they succeed? The Current plans to document the operation in pictures every month. And here’s this month’s installment: