Photo 3a – Elevator Install

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The restoration crew next installed the left elevator.  This was a complex operation, including coupling the elevator to its actuator while maneuvering it over the long hinge brackets.  The mechanics wear nitrile gloves to protect the fresh paintwork on this priceless artifact. 

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