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EGS's pictures from work

Discussion in 'Showtime!' started by EGS, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. EGS

    EGS Senior Member

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    The pictures in post #49 were at Ray' Mine between Kelvin and Superior. The pictures in post #53 were at Lavendar Mine just outside of Bisbee. Bisbee has to be one of the neatest towns I have ever seen. I was going to come over your way and get a tour at your mine. But the trip got cut short by a day. Don't worry a friend of mine has a horse ranch down that way, so I will be back someday.
     
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    Alright Eric what the heck is this? It is in the Town of Hayden they said something about a smelter. I did not see a mine but this is one HUGE stock pile. This stock pile is a lot bigger then it looks.
     

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    Haha, I thought the same thing :)

    One of our guys here was up in Morenci last year- I've seen photos and heard amazing things. I'm pretty sure we're going to be taking a tour in the next couple months. I can't wait!

    Do you work for FMI Eric?
     
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    Yes I do work for FMI. Those huge stockpiles are called "Tailing Dam's" That's what is left over after the smelting process. That powdery dirt is pumped up on those dam's in liquid form in small lifts. I never worked in a smelter, I was always lucky enough to avoid that place and work in the mine. Our smelter was demo'd a few years back. Now everything is leached.
     
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    Clearing and Grubbing!

    Got to love the clearing work.:D
     

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    Back in the seat I see. Congrats! :thumbsup
     
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    More fun in the marsh.
     

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    EGS
    Where you working at? We moved up into the big iron this year.... Bought both of H. James 375s' !!!!
     
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    Another one of what that marsh looks like and one of our equipment working.
     

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    I heard that Harold bought James's 375's for stripping his pits. I am kind of surprised he didn't go buy some new ones. I seen those 375's last year and they looked real nice for their age.

    We are working in Jefferson, Junction City, Hudson, Portage, and Lake Delton.

    How are you guys doing for work?
     
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    Great shots EGS.....
     
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    We went on a tractor ride today, here are a few pics.:)
     

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    Was that the cow 97 tractor ride on brice praire
     
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    No, it was down in Utica.
     
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    A few from a pond I am digging.

    The T800 in pic #2 is driven by a friend of mine and is a very clean, sweet dump truck.
     

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    What project are you on now?
     
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    The hwy. 10 corridor.

    The pond is getting dug for the select sand and is getting trucked to the grade for a sand lift.
     
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    Is there any one hiring?

    I just got my 139 Paper work to get into the apprenticeship. I have hit quite a few places in madison and milwaukee. I am thinking of going north this week any suggestions would greatly be appreciated.
     
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    I thought I would put up some pictures of our snow removal equipment.
     

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    no shortage of plows up there. have you guys been using them? it just started to snow here.