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Tech restores pillars at original entrance

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Pictured above are the restored columns, built with bricks from Hale Hall, at Tech’s original entrance.

The original entrance to Louisiana Tech University has been restored with original bricks from Hale Hall.

The four brick pillars along Railroad Avenue near the business building are more than a century old and mark the original entrance to Tech. Crumbling due to time and the elements, the 8- and 10-foot pillars were recently given an update, then capped and sealed to hopefully keep water out and extend life.

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