Cleaning up in the Bakken: Semi truck washing business keeps Dickinson’s Schrum family busy
These days, a vast amount of trucks and other vehicles in this part of the world are the same color: It’s that sorrel-brown look. Layers and coats of it — that muck that makes a pricey semi truck look like a tall hog after a roll in the wallow.
It’s hard to avoid that in Oil Patch country, where on endless back roads the surface is glop sprinkled with dust-control agents — and that becomes almost like glue on a vehicle’s exterior, says a local truck-washing expert.
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