- Published: 26 May 2011 26 May 2011
The restoration of a South Dakota cathedral moves to its final stages – but will the stone work be done by deadline?
- Published: 17 April 2011 17 April 2011
What happens when a important bit of a stone-restoration project misses the boat in Italy? When it involves an important part of the St. Joseph Cathedral restoration, says Joe Becker, it gets a plane ride to Sioux Falls, S.D. – even if it’s a massive column.
- Published: 17 February 2011 17 February 2011
Even with a lull in on-site work in a Midwestern cathedral restoration, Joe Becker still finds plenty to do in putting the pieces together -- including the need to change quarries in the middle of the job.
- Published: 27 March 2011 27 March 2011
There’s plenty of excitement at the St. Joseph Cathedral restoration, as new and exquisite pieces arrive in time for Joe Becker’s latest blog on the job.
- Published: 28 November 2010 28 November 2010
Editor's note: Joe Becker continues his report on the natural-stone segment of the St. Joseph Cathedral restoration in Sioux Falls, S.D.