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Journey to save Wardenclyffe

This slideshow gives an overview from Wardenclyffe in Tesla's time to the recent cleanup of the grounds by many volunteers, and the construction of the monument for a statue of Nikola Tesla. TSC president Jane Alcorn recently showed these slides at the Tesla Conference at the New Yorker Hotel in January and at a local presentation at the Leisure Village Club House in Shoreham, NY.

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Building the Tesla Monument

In preparation for the dedication of a Tesla Statue by the Government of Serbia, several contractors, with the help of many volunteers, cleared an overgrown area between the tower base and the street; raised the ground; built a foundation and fenced-in area; laid electrical services; erected light poles; laid decorative stones; and reseeded and mulched the tower base.

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - August 24, 2013

More than twenty cheerful and hard-working volunteers finished cleaning another loading dock, painted graffiti-covered doors, removed weeds from the parking lot, and consolidated piles of wood chips and branches.

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - August 17, 2013

Almost 20 volunteers worked hard cleaning up two loading bays, removing large amounts of vines and invasive vegetation, and mowing grass on the entire site, including, for the first time, in front of the Tesla lab.

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - August 10, 2013

A group of ten volunteers completed a second cleanup of the entrance to the Tesla site and removed invasive roots inside the tower base.

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - August 3, 2013

Once again a very good day at the Tesla site despite the occasional light rain. About 20 volunteers, some of them from out-of-state, worked together and completed a number of tasks, chipping all branch piles; raking and cleaning up on the south and east sides of the lab building; collecting metal around the site; cleaning out the guard house; and installing a flood light.

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - July 27, 2013

A large group of volunteers worked tirelessly and removed large patches of weeds, leaves, and invasive roots from areas near the Tesla laboratory and toward the tower base.

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - July 20, 2013

On this very hot Saturday morning, volunteers pulled a patch of invasive roots from inside the tower base; raked leaves and trimmed bushes along the driveway to the Tesla lab; and pulled an old lawn mower from the underbrush.

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - June 22, 2013

Volunteers cut back large patches of invasive vegetation near the tower base and removed vines from various bushes and trees along the driveway to the Tesla laboratory building

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Wardenclyffe cleanup - May, 22 2013

Volunteers raked and pruned several yew bushes, raked leaves, and mowed a large patch of grass near the site entrance and on the tower base.

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Big cleanup at Wardenclyffe - May 18, 2013

The volunteers cleaned large areas near the entrance to the Tesla site, from the gate to the industrial buildings.

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First volunteer cleanup crew at Wardenclyffe - May 11, 2013

The first volunteer grounds cleanup crew arrived on a rainy Saturday morning. They picked up trash along the site perimeter; cut vines from the sidewalks and from the fence; raked leaves on the road to the gate; trimmed bushes along the parking lot; and collected a large amount of trash and debris inside the Tesla property.

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First cleanup at Wardenclyffe - May 5, 2013

A tree had fallen during a winter storm and was blocking the driveway to the Tesla lab. Its removal marked the beginning of the grounds cleanup at Wardenclyffe.

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Wardenclyffe Site Visits

Photographs from various visits to Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyfee laboratory site in Shoreham, New York.

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