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Images: Moving the Concorde replica to its new home – outside the Glenville aerosciences museum

DA Collins workers weld supports for a replica of the British Airways Concorde into place at the Empire Aerosciences Museum Peter R. Barber
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DA Collins workers weld supports for a replica of the British Airways Concorde into place at the Empire Aerosciences Museum Peter R. Barber

GLENVILLE – Workers moved the Empire State Aerosciences Museum’s new Concorde replica into place in front of the museum in recent days.

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How’d they move the mockup what was once one of the world’s fastest planes? The answer is slowly and carefully.

Workers even had to work to get the high-flyer over a low obstacle, a security fence.

Photos by our Peter R. Barber and Stan Hudy

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A replica of the British Airways Concorde is lifted onto a flat bed trailer by DA Collins at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum PETER R. BARBER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A replica of the British Airways Concord is lifted onto a flat bed trailer by DA Collins. PETER R. BARBER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde makes its way on a flatbed towards Rudy Chase Drive. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE0

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The 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde is paused at its final gate, unable to clear the security fence. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A D.A. Collins employee loosens some of the security wire fencing at a gate, to allow the 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde to be moved to the front of the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville Thursday afternoon. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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The 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde makes its way down Rudy Chase Drive Thursday. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A D.A. Collins employee pushes a stop sign in front of the 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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D.A. Collins employees give a helping hand to one of the 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde wings over a security gate. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde made its way to the front of the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville Thursday. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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A 100-foot replica of the SST Concorde was moved closer to its permanent home in front of the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville Thursday afternoon. STAN HUDY/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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DA Collins workers weld supports for a replica of the British Airways Concorde into place at the Empire Aerosciences Museum Peter R. Barber

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