November 19, 2012
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Perched atop the first story of what originally was a two-story house, workers last week lined up the rafters as the house's second story, 30,000 pounds of roof and metal I-beams, dangled over their heads.
When a crane operator carefully lowered the roof so that the girders lined up perfectly, the workers began power hammering new boards to the two ends, tacking the two floors together board-by-board.
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