An unusual building is under construction on the FLDS compound in Eldorado, Texas.
Over the years, Judge Doyle and his son have seen many building projects — but nothing like the new one going up.
“(It’s) very unusual, and expensive,” Doyle said. “They’ve spent a lot of money.”
It’s a semi-circle of poured concrete with walls that stand 30 feet high.
“We don’t know what that is and, as with anyone else, we cannot explain what that is,” Doyle said.
The terraced floor suggests an auditorium or conference center. The Eldorado Success newspaper recently measured it with Google Earth: On one side it’s 289 feet, almost as long as a football field.
The large dimensions re presumably because Warren Jeffs wanted it stadium-sized. “I think he calls the shots on everything, even though he’s locked up,” Doyle said.
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