We have an early store that was moved here in 1905. They put it upon logs and hitched horses to the front. They'd pull the building across the rolling logs until the last log had been passed, then they'd grab that log and move it to the front and keep going. It apparently took several weeks to move the store a few blocks. I'm guessing the guy did it in his free time.I love the image of an entire building slowly traveling down the street to its new home.
We have several buildings (mostly houses, though) in Fort Colllins that have been moved. I'm hoping to someday build a list of as many as I can corroborate. Those thrifty pioneers were not about to let a whole building go to waste!
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