Chips off the old block

Chips off the old block

Eagle Block Company celebrates 61 years in Durango
Don Piccoli, general manager of Eagle Block Company in Durango, reminisces about growing up at a home near the family business on top of Farmington Hill on June 11.

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Photo courtesy of Piccoli family

From left, Annie Bellutino helps Eagle Rock founder James Piccoli in the shop as his wife Henrietta Piccoli stands by in this photo circa 1951.
LINDSAY ABSHAGEN/Herald photos Jerry stacks bricks on a warm summer day.
Wilma Piccoli, center, stands with her children: Don, left, Jerry, second from right, and Rita, far right, at Eagle Block on June 11. “It has been good for Mom to have her children all around her on a daily basis,” said Don.
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Chips off the old block

Don Piccoli, general manager of Eagle Block Company in Durango, reminisces about growing up at a home near the family business on top of Farmington Hill on June 11.

LINDSAY ABSHAGEN/Herald
Photo courtesy of Piccoli family

From left, Annie Bellutino helps Eagle Rock founder James Piccoli in the shop as his wife Henrietta Piccoli stands by in this photo circa 1951.
LINDSAY ABSHAGEN/Herald photos Jerry stacks bricks on a warm summer day.
Wilma Piccoli, center, stands with her children: Don, left, Jerry, second from right, and Rita, far right, at Eagle Block on June 11. “It has been good for Mom to have her children all around her on a daily basis,” said Don.
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