Rockefeller Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel
Carillon Construction 16
II: Buildings and Grounds
University of Chicago Chapel Carillon. 50 ton oil jack at top most northwest corner of supporting steel, holding steel down against over-turning from weight on exterior cantilever steel by reaction at the top against special quick cement beam put into masonry against the weight of the masonry of the tower above. Two such jacks were used, the second one being at southwest corner. Cantilevers were left in place for any possible future use of cantilever.
University Chapel
Rockefeller, Laura Spelman, 1839-1915 | Rockefeller, John Davison, 1874-1960 | Carillons | Bell towers | Girders | Gillett & Johnston Foundry
Photographic prints; 22.5 x 17.5 cm
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924; Mayers, Murray & Philip
5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue | University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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