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Just in ‘Time’ for New Year, Some Historic Clock Repair

  • Just in ‘Time’ for New Year, Some Historic Clock Repair
    Just in ‘Time’ for New Year, Some Historic Clock Repair
  • Above, a scene from early Monday morning as Ray’s Crane Service set up a crane on the east side of the courthouse. Upper photo, two clocksmiths from Verdin Clock Company of Ohio work on the mechanism inside the clock tower. Photos by Andy Behlen
    Above, a scene from early Monday morning as Ray’s Crane Service set up a crane on the east side of the courthouse. Upper photo, two clocksmiths from Verdin Clock Company of Ohio work on the mechanism inside the clock tower. Photos by Andy Behlen
A work crew from the Verdin Clock Company of Ohio came to La Grange Monday to upgrade the mechanism that controls the clock on the Fayette County Courthouse. The clocksmiths worked from a bucket hoisted by a crane from Ray’s Crane Service of La Grange. Steven Svec, who heads courthouse maintenance for the County, said the four clock faces were actually four separate clocks that ran off a master…

 

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