Well whoever. The wall did have to come down.
As you can see we managed to get rid of the last portion of the the living room/ kitchen wall/fireplace surround.
1) There is never enough heavy duty garbage bags when you need them.
2) Milwaukee sawzall is a great boon to the home deconstructor
3) 240 acres and still not enough space to put construction crap
Next steps, re wire, refloor, reconnect to new heater. Install new Selkirk Chimney.