items tagged with welder

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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May 5, 2006

A boat is born

Work begins at Dakota Creek Shipyard on what I believe is the bow section of a boat. Welders work in conjunction with heavy equipment operators as steel sections are cut, positioned and welded into place. Not a bad place to … Continue reading

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October 27, 2005

Fire and rain

Work at Dakota Creek Shipyard is not hampered by a bit of rain. Workers were out bright and early Monday morning. In this scene a welder on the second level of a new vessel is being observed by a co-worker … Continue reading

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February 23, 2005

Working up high

Inspired by an awesome Benjamin Benschneider photo in the Seattle Times/P-I Sunday magazine, I dropped by Dakota Creek this morning to check progress on a vessel being built just a few feet from the fenceline on 3rd Street. This welder … Continue reading

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April 5, 2004

Waterfront welder

While many of the rest of us started our weekend, a crew including this welder put in a Saturday morning shift at Dakota Creek on the north edge of the city. I experience mixed sensations of sentimentality and awe when … Continue reading

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