Through the Lens

Through the Lens: Kansas Capitol Renovations Continue

Take a look at these interesting photographs taken by Thad Alton of the Topeka Capital Journal showing the continuing renovations to the state capitol building.


Iron Worker Jay Holbrook, center reaches through on of the sixteen Oriel windows on the capital dome in preparation for the installation of the glass. The shiny reflection atop the Kansas Capitol is light at the end of the tunnel. Cladding the four wings and dome in copper is progressing at a pace that the $300 million-plus, decade-long renovation of the Topeka landmark is expected to be complete by the end of the year. (AP Photo/Topeka Capital-Journal, Thad Allton)


The statehouse dome is shinning up as workers install new copper roofing on Thursday Aug. 8, 2013. Plans are to complete all the copper roofing by late November. (AP Photo/Topeka Capital-Journal, Thad Allton)

Sandra J. Milburn, Through the Lens


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