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June 27, 2002 - Pier 38 cutting edge floated into position
6:58 a.m. - Tow boats take their place behind the cutting edge.
7:18 a.m. - The tow boat Laura Elizabeth, flanked by two smaller tows, begins to move the cutting edge from its mooring.
The cutting edge moves past its twin at Pier 37.
7:20 a.m. - The Laura Elizabeth backs away slowly with the river current and guides the cutting edge a short distance down river...
7:43 a.m. - ... then powers up her engines to push the cutting edge against the river flow.
8:07 a.m. - The tow boat Ray Pensrum helps to guide the cutting edge into its stall behind the chevron-shaped breakwater.
8:06 a.m. - View of the breakwater from upstream. The Ray Pensrum is partly visible at right.
8:13 a.m. - The cutting edge floats into place behind the breakwater. The upstream caisson guide, to which the caisson will be attached, is indicated with an arrow.
8:28 a.m. - Tom Breeden of Massman/Traylor JV, attaches the cutting edge to the upstream caisson guide pile, just behind the breakwater.
Workers on top of the Pier 38 breakwater.