Work photos

Postby AllAmericanPUP » July 11th, 2007, 8:50 pm

i'm bored so i wanted to share some photos from work :P

you guys are probably like work photos..yea real cool :lol:
and some people will probably find them pretty fricken boring but some might not..meh..whatever...

i work in construction and we build ethanol plants so it's a lil bit more exciting than your normal desk job or whatever

they were all taken with my camera phone so some are better than others(there's not much lighting inside the tanks so they're a lil blurry)

anne washin equipment hah
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carl installing blades in the whole stillage tank
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gary standing on the shaft
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distillation area
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flying an agitator (big orange thing on top, if you look really close you can see my dad and brother guiding it in on top there)
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gary messin around waiting for them to fly in the paddles for the fermentation tank
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existing propane plant that they are tearing down so they can expand the ethanol plant
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flying the shaft in
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corn silos, took about 4 days to pour around the clock
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Postby iluvk9 » July 11th, 2007, 8:52 pm

Wow! I am guessing heels are optional at that job?
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Postby luvmypitties » July 11th, 2007, 8:59 pm

Wow what a cool job! How are you standing up in this heat?
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » July 11th, 2007, 9:04 pm

That's cool! You work with your family?
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Postby randi81 » July 11th, 2007, 11:08 pm

Ethanol is great. You're helping to save the environment!! :rock:
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Postby cheekymunkee » July 12th, 2007, 11:29 am

DAMN those are HUGE!!


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Postby Favorite Kitty » July 12th, 2007, 12:24 pm

On July 11 2007, randi81 wrote:Ethanol is great. You're helping to save the environment!! :rock:


Ethanol is bad for the economy, bad for consumers and bad for the environment. We all need to look at the whole picture when considering ethanol. There are much better alternatives. Hydrogen so far rules!

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Those tanks are gigantic! Is the only way to get inside them by dropping you guys inside?? They better pay you unbelievable money! :o
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Postby Jenn » July 12th, 2007, 1:31 pm

Neat, thanks for sharing. Definitely seems interesting!
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Postby Asta » July 12th, 2007, 3:03 pm

Now that is an unusual work environment! Thanks for shring Tracey :)

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Postby AllAmericanPUP » July 12th, 2007, 6:16 pm

lol nope no heels...steel toe boots all the way haha

the heat sux but we only get a few real hot days and thankfully we've only had one guy pass out from heat exhaustion.
i just try to stay in the shade as much as possible when it gets real hot

yup i work with some of my family
my mom is the office manager, my dad and brother gary are millwrights and my cousin is a laborer like me.

lol no they dont drop us inside the tanks, there are man holes on each tank, they only fly the equipment inside the tanks like the shafts, anchor chair, hubs and paddles
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