PHOTO GALLERY: Rebuilding of Cosmo-Bethel Park playground under way

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 | 4:34 p.m. CDT; updated 9:11 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Katherine Roark assembles a slide for a new playground at Cosmo-Bethel Park. Roark, from outside St. Louis, has installed six playgrounds since joining the team, at a pace of about one per week.

COLUMBIA — Subcontractors are working to install a new playground, built by Little Tikes, at Cosmo-Bethel Park. The south Columbia park's old playground was destroyed by a fire July 26.


Travis Hight, left, and Katherine Roark, right, work to install a new playground at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Wednesday. The new playground will replace the previous one, which burned down.
Brett Benson, right, and Travis Hight, left, work to install the 40-foot main section of a new playground at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Wednesday. Little Tikes is helping replace the old playground after it burned down.

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