Ain't Nothin' Finer Than Bein' A Pipeliner!

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Old School's Comment
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I can't really answer for Flatwater, but I will tell you that once a good while back I posted about delivering to a large trash dump where bulldozers were having to push the trucks up the hill to the dumping site because heavy rains had left the packed clay roads very slick. When we got unloaded we were at the mercy of gravity to manage our way back down - there's nothing like the power of gravity when it comes to getting back down something that you had to have all kinds of help to get up in the first place!

Kiwi303's Comment
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I remember seeing a load pulled up the hill by a bulldozer once...

That was our old house being shifted from my grandma's land where my parents built it to the bare land block my mother bought with dads life insurance.

Hauled it up the hill and perched it on top of the ridge, and all the way up the hill the house sat flat and level since the trailer had extendable axles.

Impressive to see!

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Pat M.'s Comment
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I used to work for my uncle on his mobile home lot and we had to use a dozer several times to got up the hills and even a few times to bring one out... Had to slow it down somehow.

Flatwater 's Comment
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Usually there is an egress cut somewhere else along the right of way. It might be a mile down the path or fifteen miles down. Sometimes there's a turnaround area cut out and you go back the way you came. On some jobs, especially the ones with the strict BLM oversight, you DO NOT leave the ROW. Period. End of story. You just might endanger a Ruffed Neck Albino Church Mouse's nesting habitat... In that case, back it down.

Guyjax, I shot that using my state-of-the-art (ahem, in 2006...) Droid X2. If you can't view it, feel free to visit my Photobucket account, Flatwaterdan. There are pictures of trucks, scenery, fishin', coon dogs, kiddos and pickup trucks.

guyjax(Guy Hodges)'s Comment
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Usually there is an egress cut somewhere else along the right of way. It might be a mile down the path or fifteen miles down. Sometimes there's a turnaround area cut out and you go back the way you came. On some jobs, especially the ones with the strict BLM oversight, you DO NOT leave the ROW. Period. End of story. You just might endanger a Ruffed Neck Albino Church Mouse's nesting habitat... In that case, back it down.

Guyjax, I shot that using my state-of-the-art (ahem, in 2006...) Droid X2. If you can't view it, feel free to visit my Photobucket account, Flatwaterdan. There are pictures of trucks, scenery, fishin', coon dogs, kiddos and pickup trucks.

I don't think I even own anything that old....2006? Lol just so ya know.....they stopped using can and string along time ago.....2006 oh that was the flip phone era.

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