Photos by Nicole Cooke/Democrat
TOP: Dave Morgan, of Patten Construction in Kansas City, cuts wood to be used in the framing of Steak ‘n Shake on Monday afternoon. Framing began Monday morning, and Morgan said it should take about eight days. Iron workers will begin their part of the project today.
Nick Dangar, left, and Brian Thomas, of Patten Construction, work to nail together part of the Steak ‘n Shake building’s frame, located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and West Main Street, near Menard’s, on Monday. The company also framed Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers and Panera Bread in Sedalia.