20120105 - Erik Blome (SN) - nwherald

Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com
Sculptor Erik Blome of Crystal Lake checks the temperature of the molten bronze while working at his studio in Lake in the Hills on Thursday, January 5, 2011. Blome is working on a piece for ComEd that will go in front of its county headquarters in Crystal Lake. The statue features two linemen on a 9-foot telephone pole and a base which includes the Raue Center and Palmer House.