On a cool November weekend, 20th Century "loggers"
installed roughsawn siding from Homestead Timbers of Marne, MI on the
Coopersville Historical Society Museum Sawmill addition.
Top to bottom & left to right are: Jim Ponshair
on ladder, Adrian Brown, Dick Ponshair, Otto Nemecek, Mike Cary, Dave
Kromer, & Bob Nawrocki, kneeling.
Additional volunteers made lunch, cookies, and coffee
for the workers.
Volunteers were pushing hard to get the museum
addition enclosed before winter weather closed in. The addition will house
the century old Sawmill display, a letterpress printing display, workshop,
and extra storage space. Additional funds need to be raised before the
addition can be opened to the public. To meet ADA building requirements,
handicap bathrooms, a drinking fountain and a utility sink had to be added
to the original plans and must be installed before the public can tour the