The guy you see in the black tee used a hand held device that operated that boom/arm precisely.
Look at it lifting that huge thing. They even said they are able to lift something over a house.....can you even believe that?!?
He slowly turned it to face the way that my parents wanted it.
Then brought it down into the hole that was dug.
Here they are leveling it and starting to shovel all the dirt in and around it to pack it down into the ground. There is the guy in black that is doing all of the operating of that arm and placement of the shelter.
This is the back side of it. They pile the dirt up and it eventually settles down all around it. The turbine is to keep it dry inside. The fence you see behind it now will be pulled out to the end of the house and the shelter will be in their back yard about 10 - 15 feet off their back porch. Easy access for them when we have a tornado warning.
This is the front of the shelter. The door has a latch you turn and it opens. You also lock it when you get inside during a tornado. You can't be claustrophobic to be in one of these. We go to the one across the street from us and they have had 10 people in it at one time. It is approx. 6' x 9'. The fence will be moved across the back, basically where you see the start of the lawn in this picture.
This is the last picture taken from inside the shelter. It is hard to take a picture but those are the stairs you climb down. The inside is just a concrete box. Most people have some folding chairs and maybe a small table in them. You definitely bring a flashlight or lantern and a weather radio when you go into one of these. Hope these pictures were interesting to you. If any of you are in the Oklahoma area and are thinking about getting a storm shelter, we used Billy's Backhoe Service and highly recommend them. Just e-mail me for a phone number.