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Quark Room Chandeliers Come Down

on July 7, 2012 - 9:21am

With renovations making way for a new private dining/meeting room at the Dixie Girl Restaurant in downtown Los Alamos, Mark Hartman, right, of Mark The Electrician Inc., removed the 10 chandelier wall sconces lining the Quark Room at the former Central Avenue Grill June 19. Ken Nebel of Fuller Lodge Art Center assists in removing the large ceiling chandelier. Bonnie Gordon observes the operation from ground level. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Chandelier wall sconces rest on the bar after all 10 were removed from the walls of the former Quark Room. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Mark Hartman works to disconnect wiring as Ken Nebel helps support the massive light fixture. Hartman's company, Mark The Electrician Inc. provides full capability electrical contracting for new construction, renovations, tenant improvements, service upgrades, exterior, interior and landscape lighting, retrofits and service installations in the Los Alamos area. Mark can be reached at 662-0857 or info@marktheelectrician.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Mark Hartman, left, and Ken Nebel are close to removing the ceiling chandelier that hung for several years in the center of the Quark Room at the former Central Avenue Grill. The restaurant is being replaced by the Dixie Girl, which officially opens for lunch at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday July 10. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Mark Hartman, left, and Ken Nebel lower the chandelier to the ground as Bonnie Gordon, off camera at left, holds an anchoring rope. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Bonnie Gordon, Mark Hartman and Ken Nebel successfully lower the large chandelier to the ground. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Bonnie Gordon and Ken Nebel wrap the chandelier in a tarp for transport. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Mark Hartman, left, and Ken Nebel load the chandelier into the back of an SUV. The large chandelier and 10 wall sconces will be dismantled and turned into small gift ornaments. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Ken Nebel walks down Central Avenue June 19 to Fuller Lodge Art Center carrying the two smaller ceiling chandeliers from the Quark Room, which he will dismantle and use for art projects. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

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