Building the Ball

We always wondered did the ball arrive on site already a ball?  These photos show it arrived in sections in April 1967 and was welded together on site over the next couple of months.  

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If you would like to share images, stories or anecdotes about Fletcher Jones, the man or the business, please contact the Project Coordinator, Julie Eagles, through this website or contact via the Save the Silver Ball and Fletcher’s Gardens Facebook Page.  

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