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Re: A588 Steel (AKA Deere & Co.)

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Aside from the engineering considerations, what was it like inhabiting such a 
famous, ground-bearing (no pun intended) building?  I remember when it was 
built thinking that it was fantastic, similar to the Weyerhaeuser building in 
the Olympia-area of Washington state.  Obviously the Deere building wasn't 
perfect, but few of us are.

Just curious.  

Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E.
Richmond CA USA

In a message dated 11/26/01 9:55:27 AM, paulm(--nospam--at) writes:

<< I spent 16 years at the Deere & Co. (John Deere) Corporate Headquarters in

Moline, IL.  It was one of the first weathering steel buildings. >>

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