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Below the Parquet Floor
Date: 1940s to 1990s
Not every piece of the Boston Garden parquet was shined and polished, but they all mattered. Below the glossy surface was a network of wood planks, brass screws and 988 bolts that kept the 247 5-by-5-inch wood parquet panels in place. The famous “Bull Gang” needed about two-and-a-half hours to put the entire jigsaw puzzle together.
( C ) NBA/Celtics (photo by Heritage Werks)