One of my favorite yearly assignments is traveling around the countryside taking photos for RDO Equipment’s yearly calendar. The photo sessions are fun but meeting all these great people is even better.
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Often an organization finds it useful invest in several days worth of photos to build up their internal stock photography portfolio. These samples are just a few of the several hundred images I provided to Minnesota State University Moorhead.
I’ve made a couple of trips to the western part of the state to document the current oil boom. The impact on the Williston and Watford City areas is truly dramatic and will be felt for decades to come. Here are just a few images.
By March 28 the flood fight had mostly turned into a waiting game. Most dikes were built to the appropriate levels and were being patrolled. Warmer, sunny weather also brought out sightseers to the Main Avenue bridge.
March 27 images from the Oak Grove area, South Fargo and the Red River Valley Fairgrounds where preparations were being made for displaced animals and people.
By March 26 the days were already beginning to blend together: the supply of sandbags at the Fargodome continued to grow, sandbag dikes grew longer and higher, and volunteers from all over the region continued to work like champs. One change was a hard freeze the night before resulting in frozen sandbags that needed to...
On March 25, 2009 Oxbow, N.D. was the target of some of the most intense attention by Cass County authorities. The Red River rose rapidly the night before and many homes were suddenly threatened by the approaching water. Airboats from the U.S. Coast Guard and N.D. Game and Fish Department rescued stranded residents and animals...
March 24, 2009 was my first trip to Sandbag Central at the Fargodome. It looks busy in these photos but it’s nothing compared to the days to come.
Three years ago today the fight was on to save Fargo and Moorhead from the rising Red River. Police cars used lights and sirens to escort trucks carrying sandbags to strategic locations around the city, students were let out of school to help build dikes and a steady rhythm of effort spread across the community.
Sen. John Hoeven presented this year’s North Dakota Energy Symposium at North Dakota State University on March 5. The topic was “Using Technology to Enhance Clean Energy Production.” Leaders from the energy industry along with researchers from university and government labs discussed advancements in both traditional and clean energy sectors.