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Construction crews are replacing part of the street by our house. Our grandson is more than willing to help. He knows all the equipment by name and how they work. He is fascinated by heavy equipment.

So, grandma and Bubba had lunch and watched the work in progress. Looks like concrete will be ordered for tomorrow.

Been awhile since I used my camera. It felt good to have some willing subjects to shoot.

BTW, we finally have some beautiful weather.
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Mike - nice photos of a couple of nice looking subjects. Can you please send some of that sunshine our way - we've had two days of freezing rain - someone (mother nature) doesn't realize it's the middle of April.
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Great entertainment for the kids!
Our Grandson had a years worth of it during a major sewer/water-main/road reconstruction project, a block away from his house in Victoria.
He was a little under two when it started and a little under three when it completed.
The machine operators were amazing; they (almost) always took the time to engage with the kids going by, and let them sit in the machine cabs at the end of the day!
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I really like the pictures taken from behind them. I used a Canon 10-18 ultra wide angle lens on the 60D. It gives an overall view of what was taking place.
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I would like to work for him. You know, the guy who leans on the shovel and watches everyone else work.
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Great pics as always Mike . Thanks for sharing

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One could cut oneself on those photographs they are so sharp.
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I would like to work for him. You know, the guy who leans on the shovel and watches everyone else work.
The road crew that rebuilt parts of the road in front of our house had several of those workers. The flagman for the crew always had two or three other workers standing there talking to him and when you drove by where the actual work was being done there were always two or three people standing in a group talking.
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