Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Northwestern Energy Far Afield

The subject of this photo is the very small image at "center right" which is a Northwestern Energy service truck with boom extended. The second photo below shows a close up view of the truck taken from the same location, although it is pretty grainy.

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We experienced a major 12-hour power outage recently and Northwestern Energy has been in the area for the past two weeks, with up to six trucks at a time, servicing pole transformers and even replacing some lines.

The logistics of working out here in the mountains is amazing. They do a good job.

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AVCr8teur said...

They have a lot of ground to cover.

Emm said...

Wow. 12 hours is a substantial amount of time! No wonder they are trying some preventative maintenance now. Montana looks so beautiful in summer. How warm does it get?

Grampy said...

Montana sure is beautiful.
The utility people have their hands full.

Linda said...

What a beautiful part of the country! I am sure those guys are worth their weight in gold!!!

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