Here are the last pics for today
This pic shows the bottom hole that has been ground out to expose the un-welded seam where the top tube meets the bottom tube. You can see the material used for plugging the seam. You can also see the other two hole that are also plugged.
This shows the seat tube and the holes plugged one on each side.
This shows the extreme end and the hole for exposing the seam and you see the material used to plug it.