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September 19, 2011

Closing seams

Construction crews at Dakota Creek Industries labored under blue skies for most of the day Monday.

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August 17, 2011

Dignitary tour

With Port of Anacortes Executive Director Bob Hyde behind the wheel, state Senator Mary Margaret Haugen (D-Camano Island) toured Anacortes waterfront facilities including Dakota Creek Industries (DCI). Accompanying Hyde and Haugen on the Wednesday morning tour were DCI owner Dick … Continue reading

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July 16, 2011

Dakota crude coming

Tesoro announced Friday its plans to invest about $50 million in a land-based crude oil unloading facility at its Anacortes refinery. The facility, to be located near the plant’s existing propane tank facility, will bring crude oil from North Dakota’s … Continue reading

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April 30, 2011

Sun on steel

Late afternoon sun from the east gate at Dakota Creek Industries in downtown Anacortes.

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April 21, 2011

Welder at work

Welders by the dozens are at work on a variety of vessel construction and maintenance projects at Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes.

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April 4, 2011

Waterfront display

Past, present and future are represented in this lineup of vessels at Dakota Creek Industries on the Guemes Channel. The state ferry Chelan (left) has been around for many years; the Legacy (center) is a new Crowley vessel, scheduled for … Continue reading

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March 17, 2011

Tug prop

Afternoon sunlight washed over this tugboat under construction at Dakota Creek Industries. Giant props appear to be gold.

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March 8, 2011

Prop assembly

Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard is a busy place these days. A number of crews are doing maintenance work on vessels including a state ferry. Other crews work on vessel construction. Pictured here is a Crowley tug, bright prop blade … Continue reading

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November 27, 2010

Prep for paint

Travel north on Commercial Avenue and you will see the state ferry Hyak on the horizon. Drive to the Port of Anacortes dock and you will find crews hard at work prepping the vessel for paint. I, for one, am … Continue reading

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November 21, 2010

Unique perspective

Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) has drawing power, as evidenced by the fact that hundreds responded Sunday to an open house invitation aboard the M/V Cade Candies. In this photo a couple enjoys the view from the upper level of the … Continue reading

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November 18, 2010

Tug two

Well under way in the construction yard at Dakota Creek Industries is the second of three “Legacy Class” tugboats for Crowley. This vessel is scheduled for completion in June 2011.

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September 2, 2010

Work on display

Dakota Creek Industries is one of those rare businesses where much of the progress on projects is visible to the public. Although initial work may begin indoors, vessels such as the Cade Candies ultimately end up on display in the … Continue reading

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