He began sketches in and began painting in April These bells eventually gave way in to the digital chimes which ring over the campus today. Coaly was one of four mules and two horses that worked to haul limestone blocks out of the quarry to the construction site. National championship seasons in bold. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The original Old Main was completed in after a six-year period of construction. Old Coaly was very well liked by the students and became somewhat of a mascot. Categories : Pennsylvania State University campus University and college administration buildings in the United States School buildings completed in School buildings completed in The bell in the tower was a gift from the graduating class, and westminster chimes were added as a gift of the class.