Lawrence the Indian was taken off his pedestal in the Stockade neighborhood of Schenectady on Wednesday for restoration work on his 125-year-old, cast-iron base. Workers from Buddy's Tree Service from the Town of Day lifted Lawrence off his pedestal.
Buddy Allen of Buddy's Tree Service moves straps into position to hoist Lawrence the Indian off his pedestal in the Stockade.
Buddy Allen and his daughter Lindsey Allen of Buddy's Tree Service (Town of Day) use guide lines while hoisting Lawrence the Indian off his pedestal in the Stockade.
Lawrence the Indian, off his pedestal, heads down Front Street en route to Legere Restorations on Wednesday afternoon.