More Shingles Replaced on Stave Church Gallery in EPCOT Norway Pavilion

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A wooden building with a sign that reads "Gods of the Vikings" above the entrance. Shields on the left display the names "Odin" and "Thor." The roof is steep and covered with wooden shingles.

More Shingles Replaced on Stave Church Gallery in EPCOT Norway Pavilion

Crews have been replacing the shingles of the Stave Church Gallery in the Norway Pavilion of EPCOT. The refurbishment project began in March and about half of the shingles on the first roof were replaced a week ago.

Stave Church Gallery Refurbishment

People walking in front of a wooden, Nordic-style building with a steep gabled roof in a park setting.

The new shingles on the lowest roof are much brighter than the dirtier shingles above.

People standing near a building with a shingled roof and wooden exterior, featuring intricate carvings and a sign on the left with Norse-like script. Two large bushes are in the foreground.

The shingles are gray while the sheathing beneath is light brown. The sheathing will be painted once all the new shingles have been placed.

A wooden building with a sign that reads "Gods of the Vikings" above the entrance. Shields on the left display the names "Odin" and "Thor." The roof is steep and covered with wooden shingles.

New shingles have been installed on the left side of this entrance. A few more rows of shingles still need to be installed on the gable. The shingles at the corners have to be cut to fit.

A wooden stave church with intricate design and steep, multi-layered roofs. Surrounded by greenery and flowers, the church features a central spire with cloudy sky in the background.

There are new planks on the hips of the roof, covering the cut shingles. These have been painted gray to match the shingles.

A wooden building with intricate tile roofing and decorative dragon carvings stands under a partly cloudy sky, with a green bush in the foreground.

The new corner planks are thicker than the old ones that remain on the higher roofs.

Close-up of a traditional wooden building's roof with a dragon-shaped ornament on the end. The wooden shingles are weathered, and the sky above is partly cloudy. Some tree branches are visible.

The shingles and planks on the higher roofs may be replaced later.

A wooden stave church with steep, overlapping roofs stands tall under a cloudy sky. A statue of a Viking warrior with a shield and spear is positioned in front of the church. A streetlamp is also visible nearby.

The shingles on the south side of the building have not been replaced yet.

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