Retrieving curtains from West Paris, Me. https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/ Retrieving curtains from West Paris, Me. West Paris grange building now the American Legion building https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725229 191725229 West Paris grange building stage Grange has disbanded, building has been sold to the American Legion https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725227 191725227 view of the grange hall https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725234 191725234 view of the grange stage one of the interior scene curtains before un-installing it https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725235 191725235 Working at the grange stage https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725231 191725231 Joe and Ken removing roller from curtain This is one of the two interior scene curtains https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725230 191725230 Folding chair in grange building These wooden folding chairs were made in a factory (now closed) in West Paris https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725226 191725226 Grand drape "November Twilight" https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725228 191725228 Grand drape - another view This curtain is 10'6" tall and 19'8" wide. The name 'grand drape' refers to the drapery painted on the actual curtain, framing the scene. https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725232 191725232 Ken works on the grand drape https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725233 191725233 Wardsboro workers https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725237 191725237 Chris Hadsel and Shawn Coffin Chris Hadsel is director of Curtains Without Borders, the non-profit organization that conserves these historic painted scenic curtains. Shawn Coffin is the the Commander of the American Legion, the new owners of this beautiful building https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725236 191725236 U-Hauling the curtains back to Wardsboro https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191725225 191725225 Joe unloads a curtain https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644107 195644107 Ken unloads a curtain https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644108 195644108 Updating Nancy on the trip https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644109 195644109 Jim & Karen unload a curtain https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644110 195644110 taking curtain into town hall https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644111 195644111 Joe & Ken plan for curtain storage https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644113 195644113 unwrapping an ear https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644114 195644114 back of the ear https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644115 195644115 ear (side panel) https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644116 195644116 gazing at ear https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644117 195644117 writing on back of ear https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644118 195644118 writing on back of ear https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644119 195644119 ear closeup https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644120 195644120 writing on back of ear https://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=195644121 195644121