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Webcam lets you follow Lowertown Saints ballpark construction progress

Photos will be updated every 30 minutes as work continues to demolish the old Gillette building and build a new minor-league ballpark.

You can now watch, online, as construction progresses on one publicly funded stadium project that’s not being held up by an investigation into the team owners’ finances.

Work on the Saints ballpark in downtown St. Paul’s Lowertown district is being captured by webcam and is updated with high-definition still photos every 30 minutes.

The project is funded primarily with state and city funds, with contributions from the Saints.

At this point, there doesn’t seem to be much action (based on checking twice, at 1:30 and 2 p.m.). The time-lapse movie confirms it.

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Construction of the $63 million ballpark has begun with demolition of the old Gillette/Diamond Products building, just east of the downtown Farmers’ Market.

Work on the field is expected to be finished in time for the 2015 baseball season.

The camera system was set up through Work Zone Cam, a New York company.