The bell tower: The construction starts

The foundation stone was placed in May 1882 when the construction started under the supervision of the master builder Martino Todeschini. Special sailing boats called Comballo were used to sail Lake Como and to carry the stones from a town called Moltrasio: its typical stone was used to build the Bell Tower.
They built up to the balcony (below the tower clock) during this phase that lasted until 1894, when the committee ran out of money.

Località di provenienza dei materiali lapidei
Il campanile alla sospensione dei lavori del 1894
Comballi in navigazione sul Lario

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