Photo Tour of Behrens & Hitchcock, Part 3
All photos taken September 4, 2003


THIS CAVE ENTRANCE IS VERY PRETTY and I was guessing the cave itself cost a bundle, but Joe Bob Hitchcock says it was deceptively inexpensive to dig. See next photo for why. 

 


THE CAVE ITSELF wasn't bored into the mountainside -- they dug it trench-fashion with a neighbor's D8 Cat. Then they roofed it over, lined the insides with gunnite, poured the floor and earthed over the roof. Tada! 

 


THE FAN CHANNELS cool, moist air into the cave from underneath Spring Mountain. Buddha "keeps an eye on things," according to Joe Bob. (The wines do seem to be racking up good karma... they've been making me happy, anyhow.)

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