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The Foundry at Arcosanti is located on a steep hill. A large group activity is in progress.
[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]

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The Foundry at Arcosanti is located on a steep hill. A large group activity is in progress.
[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]



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Pallets of bronze ingots are delivered to the bottom of the hill. After every bronze delivery people from all the different departments get together to chain the 15 pound ingots, from hand to hand, up the hill.
[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]



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For a small crew this would be an ordeal, but many hands make this a 10 minute light-hearted work-out.
[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]



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Present bronze bell production at Arcosanti requires about 5000 pounds of bronze every 6 – 8 weeks.
[Photo: Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]

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