Building the
Prescott Clock Tower

The clock tower site at the corner of Hwys 10 and 35 (Broad Street), beside the Prescott Historical Center. Construction begins May 18, 2006. The clock tower is built by Johnson Construction of Prescott, Inc.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918
Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

Volunteers remove the paving stones that had been on the site.

Heavy equipment arrives to drill for site evaluation.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918
Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

Excavation begins.

The foundation is prepared.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918
Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

The foundation concrete slab is poured.

Laying of the tower blocks commences.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918
Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

The tower rises.

Up & up.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918
Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

Reaching the top.

The roof is carried in by crane.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918
Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

The copper clad roof is placed on the tower.

The finishing touches, including brick exterior and circular window where the clock faces are installed. The original clock was at Prescott Middle School. It was repaired & installed by Jerry Voje.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918
Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

The precarious placement of the finial on top.

Installation of the bell in the tower which chimes on the hour.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

Clock Tower completed
September 7, 2006.

Johnson Construction, Prescott, WI 715-262-5918

Johnson Construction of Prescott, Inc., 715-262-5918, Fx: 715-262-5866; 1175 Hwy 35 South, Box 37, Prescott, WI 54021 Email