All About the Osage Stack

The tiny town of Osage is situated in Northeastern Wyoming, about an hour and a half drive from Gillette by way of Moorcroft and Upton. It’s nestled in the bentonite foothills of the Black Hills and both Upton and Osage have nice stands of tall ponderosa pines. At one time, it was the sight ofContinue reading “All About the Osage Stack”

‘Adventures’ in Welding, Part 1 (and other cautionary tales)

Welding is, as many of you can guess, categorized with those professions that can be a little on the precarious side at times. Not in league with, say, extreme sports, mind you. Although some welding adventures are equally as exhilarating as jumping blindly off a snow-covered cliff on a bike in some remote mountain range.Continue reading “‘Adventures’ in Welding, Part 1 (and other cautionary tales)”

Thoughts on Packing a Plant & Bus Rides in Countries with Unusual Names

Let me tell you the story of a colossal project we undertook back in 2000… It does eventually end up in a faraway country, involving adventurous bus rides, but first things first. A company that we had done maintenance work for over the previous few years approached us about a rather unusual project. It involvedContinue reading “Thoughts on Packing a Plant & Bus Rides in Countries with Unusual Names”