Loretto Chapel spiral staircase

Loretto Chapel spiral staircase

In Santa Fe, New Mexico a nameless stranger came out of nowhere and built a mysterious spiral staircase in the Loretto Chapel out of foreign wood and primitive tools. The finished staircase seem to defy physics it lacks the newel or central pole usually used to support and stabilize a spiral staircase. It is thought by the nuns of that church that the carpenter was Saint Joseph.

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