Here's a jobsite from the past! Below are some pictures taken during the construction of the South Mall in Albany in the late 1960s/early 70s. Al Decker, Pat Kendrick and Charlie Spinner (deceased) are a few of the operators who worked there.
LAWSON LAKE PROJECT
Training & Apprenticeship - District 106
The picture below, taken August 26, 2011, shows progress on the Crown Point Bridge. The arch was floated down from Port Henry where it was assembled. It will be lifted into place by four jacks. It is expected to take 4 - 6 hours to lift.
Placing top section of Crown Point Bridge - 8/26/11
Crown Point Bridge taking shape
Hardscrabble Road Windfarm in Herkimer City, NY
Owner – Iberdrola Renewable
Developer – Mortenson Construction (Renewable Energy Group)
The project involved building a wind energy facility consisting of 37 Turbines, 25 in the Town of Fairfield and 12 in the Town of Norway. These are all 100 meter towers (over 450 feet tall) and are the largest in the country. The project also included an interconnection facility (switch yard) in the Town of Little Falls, 14 miles of gravel access roads, 20 miles of buried cable, 2 permanent 77 meter tall meteorological towers and a maintenance facility.
Contractors on the job included Mortenson, Dyer Construction and Don Borneke Construction – both from Indiana, Northwest Crane Service from Oklahoma, J.P.W. Riggers, Homer Tree Service, The Delaney Group, Complete Conveyor Systems from Illinois, Murphy Installations and Trenton Development.
At one point there were over 65 Operating Engineers on site from Locals 545 and 106, with a few key Operators from the Contractor’s home Locals.