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Aerial Photos

And now for something completely different… The property owners at our various jobs love aerial photos of their property. Who wouldn’t? We try to oblige. (Click on any image to see it full size)

1969 Cessna 182

Texas is a huge state and if you have to cover alot of ground in a hurry, an airplane is the only way to go. it has been this way in Texas for decades. Texas has more General Aviation airports than any other state. Almost every small town has an airport of some type…. some of them are only

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Some days you’re the bug…

Some days you’re the windshield…

I was finally on my way,  just easing along, taking my time and being easy on the equipment.  I had 3 good sized towns to negotiate with my 53 foot rig and I was being super, super cautious.

Several trips across Hwy 190 between Jasper and College Station have resulted in a practiced routine.  I have my special pit stops.    I stop at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Store to buy cigarettes, next stop is Bubba’s just east of Huntsville.  Bubba’s is close to a job we did two years ago and was my beer store for that job.

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Thanks for the Memories….

BEFORE- Acres of impenetrable brush and miles of pine trees

One of the things about getting older is the time just seems to fly by!  It does not seem like I have been here north of Newton, Tx for 51 weeks.   Don’t get me wrong,  it has been a good run here.  Nice people, a great job near completion and a profitable endeavor. Can’t really ask more than that now can you?  The only negative aspect was the distance to the sticks and bricks in Dallas.  280 miles one way is not a casual trip.


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Preparing for an Extended Stay

Our excavation jobs run the gamut but most of them have one thing in common — a remote location on large acreage tracts. I think the closest we have ever been to a major town was 11 miles and notice I said town — not city.

Dolphin 32D on the Job

Almost every single one of them involves parking the RVs somewhere that has never hosted an RV so we just adapt. My stay at a jobsite will vary from 2 weeks to 6 months.

In addition to the normal considerations like water,electric,septic and satellite hookups I have also

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