Mayflower II restoration continues

Don Walker, left, and Tim Dansereau, back, with Arnold M. Graton Associates guide one of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the 'tween' deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Don Walker, left, and Tim Dansereau, back, with Arnold M. Graton Associates guide one of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the "tween" deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Don Walker, left, and Tim Dansereau, back, with Arnold M. Graton Associates guide one of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the "tween" deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction.

Tim Dansereau, with Arnold M. Graton Associates, monitors the movement as workers guide the fifth of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the 'tween' deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Tim Dansereau, with Arnold M. Graton Associates, monitors the movement as workers guide the fifth of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the "tween" deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Dylan Perry, right, with Plimoth Plantation and Tim Dansereau, not pictured, with Arnold M. Graton Associates, guide the third of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the 'tween' deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Dylan Perry, right, with Plimoth Plantation and Tim Dansereau, not pictured, with Arnold M. Graton Associates, guide the third of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the "tween" deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Tim Dansereau and Meg Dansereau, with Arnold M. Graton Associates, guide the fourth of five 35-foot steel beams into position to be fed through the 'tween' deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, January 23, 2016 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Tim Dansereau and Meg Dansereau, with Arnold M. Graton Associates, guide the fourth of five 35-foot steel beams into position to be fed through the "tween" deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, January 23, 2016 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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