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Wally Wallington

Wally Wallington is a retired construction worker from Lapeer County, Michigan, who has demonstrated methods for a single person to achieve the construction and manipulation of massive monoliths.

Wally Wallington
Residence Flint, Michigan
Nationality American
Occupation Retired construction worker
Known for Construction techniques
Notable work Stonehenge replica

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WorkEdit

He has constructed a concrete Stonehenge-like structure using only materials and techniques that do not rely on any modern machine-powered technology. He has demonstrated this technique[1] on the Canadian science television program Daily Planet.[2][3]

TechniqueEdit

His technique uses simple machines such as levers aided by counterweights and pivots. He says that he has successfully singlehandedly "walked" a twenty-ton barn and multi-thousand-pound concrete blocks using a beam lever and two pivots beneath the object and near the center of mass. These techniques might be comparable to those used by Edward Leedskalnin when he had single-handedly constructed his massive Coral Castle in Florida.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mike Wendland (2004-10-04). "Web Site Shows Old Skills Moving Mountain Of Rock". Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Daily Planet clip".[dead link]
  3. ^ "same Daily Planet clip with moving pictures".[dead link]
  4. ^ "The Mysterious Coral Castle".

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