Rearranging historical artifacts is nothing new at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Temporary exhibits come and go. But rarely is the move a big production as it was Tuesday morning.
Three employees of a rigging company set up a trestle overhead as they prepared to move 3,500 pounds of iron in the form of a 150-year-old cannon. They placed blankets around the barrel; and connected straps to a chain pulley system. They were as careful as they could be.