Waniyetu Wanci

Year 1 (2004)

This first year in review photo album represents a selection of photos taken between June 14 and November 18, 2004.

Gate at gravel road about a mile from the site.
Gate at gravel road about a mile from the site.
The camping trailer will be our home until we can move into the house we will build.
The camping trailer will be our home until we can move into the house we will build.
Mr. Frank Cepleche grading the site. Testing to see how till will foa
Mr. Frank Cepleche grading the site. Testing to see how till will foa
Survey equipment with graded site in the background.
Survey equipment with graded site in the background.
Trenching the foundation walls.
Trenching the foundation walls.
Placing the two horizontal bands of re-bar.
Placing the two horizontal bands of re-bar.
Pouring the concrete into the wall trenches.
Pouring the concrete into the wall trenches.
The concrete crew.
The concrete crew.
Mom with the foundation walls poured.
Mom with the foundation walls poured.
Uncle Ray and Kent in front of the trailer.
Uncle Ray and Kent in front of the trailer.
Edith and Uncle Ross in the trailer.
Edith and Uncle Ross in the trailer.
Electrical power poles and wires installed from the road to the draw east of the east ridge.
Electrical power poles and wires installed from the road to the draw east of the east ridge.
Mom and me holding a re-bar the height of the roof peak.
Mom and me holding a re-bar the height of the roof peak.
Forming the perimeter footing on top of the foundation walls.
Forming the perimeter footing on top of the foundation walls.
We have electricity and telephone!
We have electricity and telephone!
Kent hard at work.
Kent hard at work.
Tara, Eden and Josh visited from town.
Tara, Eden and Josh visited from town.
Perimeter footing formwork.
Perimeter footing formwork.
Foundation walls and column footings poured.
Foundation walls and column footings poured.
Wayne installing the plumbing.
Wayne installing the plumbing.
Leveling the sand.
Leveling the sand.
Packing the sand before covering it with insulation.
Packing the sand before covering it with insulation.
Two-inch rigid insulation with wire mesh on top installed.
Two-inch rigid insulation with wire mesh on top installed.
The first loop of radiant floor heating tubes installed.
The first loop of radiant floor heating tubes installed.
More tubing. Eventually 1,600 feet in all.
More tubing. Eventually 1,600 feet in all.
Tying the tubing to the wire mesh on top of the insulation.
Tying the tubing to the wire mesh on top of the insulation.
Radiant tubing all in place with re-bar above it on 3-foot grid.
Radiant tubing all in place with re-bar above it on 3-foot grid.
Pouring the concrete floor.
Pouring the concrete floor.
It was important to not puncture the tubing.
It was important to not puncture the tubing.
Kenny working his magic.
Kenny working his magic.
Now isn't that pretty?
Now isn't that pretty?
Basically wrapped up for construction this year.
Basically wrapped up for construction this year.
Aunt Marie, Garry and Mom visited from Rapid City and NYC.
Aunt Marie, Garry and Mom visited from Rapid City and NYC.
When they get the well dug, we will have fresh water!
When they get the well dug, we will have fresh water!
Lowering the bottom half of the septic tank.
Lowering the bottom half of the septic tank.
Installing the drain field beyond an elbow from the septic tank.
Installing the drain field beyond an elbow from the septic tank.
The septic and sewer installation crew.
The septic and sewer installation crew.
Wingsprings is buttoned up for this year.
Wingsprings is buttoned up for this year.