With the start of summer camp right around the corner, we will be wrapping our exploration of the 1972 Capital Development Campaign soon. Indeed, there are even some ideas about how to make the summer camp weeks a bit more exciting!
In the meantime, we need to finish up with the aftermath of the ’72 campaign. And right now, we need to finish Craig Dining Hall. Here is an interior photo of the dining hall proper, sans roof.
An interior photo of the dining hall proper, here is Craig Dining Hall from the inside before the roof is completed.
Let’s add a veranda to that dining hall…
Construction of the veranda on Craig Dining Hall. Note the concrete stands for the uprights. These will be covered. New concrete stands that can be seen won’t be added for thirty years.
The results of 1972 Capital Development Campaign continue this week as we work to finish building Camp Craig Dining hall. Now the interesting pictures begin as we move beyond the foundation and the more iconic structures begin to emerge.
With the basement complete, construction begins on the dining hall proper. It is already very clear that while some elements are the same, such as the stone, this is not going to be a dining hall like Stahlman and Parnell.
And the building continues. Here we have a completed basement and the floor for the dining hall proper.
Camp Craig Dining Hall Construction. The Floor of the dining hall proper. Photo by Michael Seay.
We continue our exploration of the results of the 1972 Capital Development Campaign this week. Once again, we specifically focus on the building of Camp Craig. Finally, we are into the color photos! This week’s photo shows the construction of the Dining Hall itself in the early months of 1973. Welcome to Craig Basement!
Building the Basement of Craig Dining Hall. Photo by Michael Seay, 1973.