The upper, still intact transversal reinforcement beams of the original iron structure are connected to the support construction thus creating a stable connection that does not touch the bronze. Now it is possible to move the monument, and there is no danger of it tilting. At this point the entire construction weighs fourteen tons.
The placement of the support construction
The mounting of the support construction
Securing the support construction to the Gate
Drilling of the base
Cutting of the base and lifting
Movement of the structure by means of chain hoists
View of the back of the monument