PHOTO: Demolition

Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A crew from St. Laurent and Sons begins to dismantle the tower of the former United Baptist Church on the corner of Bates and Main streets in Lewiston on Wednesday morning. Because of the close proximity to the street and Sam's Italian Restaurant, the crew was carefully removing the large stones one at a time. Once the tower is down, excavators will knock down the remainder of the building. 

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Martha Burnell's picture

Judging from the picture, it

Judging from the picture, it looks like, at least the windows have been pretty well destroyed already.

Randall Pond's picture

United Bapist Church Dismantling II

I hope that a good Home was found for the 3 Manual EM Skinner Pipe Organ, the Stained Glass Windows and the Pews and other furniture in this church and that it wasn't just put up on the Auction Block.

Randall Pond's picture

United Bapist Church Dismantling

I cannot believe that the City of Lewiston is allowing the Beautiful Lovely Old Stone Church Building to be Torn Down! Why wasn't this building on the National Historical Register? I can't believe this is happening! Why are we allowing to Happen?! We can Save St. Mary's Catholic Church but, we Can't Save a Protest Baptist Church??

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