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Subject:  Re: Notre Dame -- Tragic Fire! Date:  4/16/2019  8:28 PM
Author:  Howie52 Number:  881461 of 888345

"I would like to know how they were able to move hundreds of huge timbers and stone work at those heights many centuries ago.
Remember that 800 years ago, cranes and engines were not available.

Experts are having trouble, even now, figuring how to just repair the damage.

(Knowledgeable responses honestly appreciated.) "
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A few links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_construction

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medieval_technology#Architectu...


http://www.essential-humanities.net/western-art/architecture...

http://medievalhistory.net/build~g1.htm

Keep in mind that pulleys ,ropes and ladders along with a massive number of humans and
other animals can do wonders. What comes first though - the thought to build a structure
to amaze and enlighten the mind and give joy to the eye regardless of the cost - that is
a matter of creation. Anything built in the mists of time first was conceived - drawn -
materials identified, bought, transported, stored, shaped.

Howie52
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