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The "pergola" is an even bigger deal than we imagined

Artist David Dahlquist invited a group of trail supporters and public art advocates into the RDG Dahlquist Art Studio in downtown Des Moines to see the start of the work on what will be the "Waukee Railroad Pergola -- in the shadow of the rails." You can't believe the work, strain and sweat that goes into building an art installation like this one. In this brief story, and with 21 photographs, we give you a good look.