Stone, Mortar Extraction and Borescope Drilling Into Church Exterior Walls Beginning August 10

The Alamo
The Alamo
Aug 5 · 1 min read

Starting the week of August 10th, stone and mortar extraction is scheduled to begin on the exterior walls of the Alamo Church. In the coming weeks, additional coring and drilling needed to assess the conditions of the masonry Church walls will begin as well.

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A finished bore scope drilling in the walls of the Long Barrack.

The Alamo’s Preservation team will use lifts to access the higher points of the Church walls, drilling holes into the walls. This will allow a borescope, equipped with a camera, to go inside the walls and provide insight as to the condition of the stones, and assess the voids within.

These processes will last several weeks, and will ultimately provide important information on how to preserve the Church for the future.

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The Alamo defines Texas. There is no greater honor than to reinforce this place and tell its story. Its story is the story of Texas. There is one name above others that echoes around the world, speaking courage and liberty to all who hear it — and that name is the Alamo.

The Alamo

Written by

The Alamo

Site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and Shrine to Texas Liberty www.thealamo.org

Save The Alamo

The Alamo defines Texas. There is no greater honor than to reinforce this place and tell its story. Its story is the story of Texas. There is one name above others that echoes around the world, speaking courage and liberty to all who hear it — and that name is the Alamo.

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