[April 12, 2014]
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When Abe arrived at the scene
on Friday morning, he was happily reading his book. The book
had been broken, and putting it back together was part of the repair.
Some may remember that a
couple of years ago the Logan County Mounted Police donated
handmade benches to the site so that visitors could sit down and
admire the wagon.
Though it probably wasn't
planned, it did end up that more much of the morning Abe sat on one
of those benches. So, with no exaggeration, from this day
forward, we can honestly say that Abraham Lincoln sat on one of
The two semi tow trucks from
RBC were connected to the wagon, and with coaching from Matthews,
raised the wagon up from either side simultaneously.
Once the wagon was more or
less swinging in the air, the wheels were quickly put back into
Pictures by Nila Smith