Sometimes the view in the mirror just forces me to stop what I’m doing for a moment. Sometimes that momentary pause is required to simply enjoy the unbelievable beauty of the surroundings. Sometimes I find that I need to stop a second to actually comprehend the complexity of the visual stimulation of current situation I […]
This is my last load of asphalt in the paving machine for this year. The last load of the 2016 paving season ended up going back to the recycling pile to be crushed and recycled into new asphalt.
I took these near the end of my day Saturday evening. I waited to long Sunday evening and could not get a picture with my phone. However, I managed to get what I believe to be good pictures on the DSLR. Once the Mrs gets them moved to the laptop I’ll probably add em. […]
Friday morning was spent hauling away demolition debris from Firmenich which is a custom drying facility. They specialize in turning liquid ingredients into dry powders used in the food industry.
On Thursday morning a couple of us spent several hours hauling excavation materials out of the Schell’s Brewing Company. Honestly, I have no idea what the project was or what the finished job will look like. What I do know is that the view is always great when you are on the brewery property. […]
As the construction season nears its end things get a little goofy. By that I mean there are no longer any major projects requiring large numbers of trucks and many days of work. At this point of year all that remains to be completed are the small or last minute jobs. One such small job […]
I spent all day Thursday and Friday hauling excavation material. Our task being to build a water run-off retention pond for a newly constructed building.
Good morning ! It’s November 3rd and it looks like it’ll be another beautiful fall day here in Minnesota. A gorgeous sunrise is always a nice start to the day.
After delivering a load of sand the crew asked a coworker and I if we’d go load ourselves with class 5 gravel at a pit just a few miles from the job site. Even though it’d been more than fifteen years since I had been in the cab of a loader I was able to […]
With the construction season winding down dump truck work is starting to get sporadic. When the Boss indicates that you have two options, either come in late and work for only a few hours or wash equipment, the choice is rather easy. I washed a pair of dozers and the washbay floor. (I should have […]