Capping a Candies

Published February 7, 2009 / by Steve Berentson

Friday was the big day for a dramatic lift of a pilothouse onto the substructure of another Otto Candies vessel being built at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI). Note the gap between top level and supporting structure. Inch by inch, that gap slowly disappeared. Now welders can get to work.

About Steve Berentson
A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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