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The Target Logistics mobile crew camp opened in August just outside of McHenry to house linemen working on a Minnkota Power transmission line that will run from Center to Grand Forks. The camp will move to other locations as the project progresses.

Crew camp goes mobile


McHENRY -- In the middle of a hay field, 30 men are sleeping on pillow top mattresses, watching satellite TV and eating steaks grilled to order.

The journeymen linemen who are working near McHenry on a major transmission line project are living in a mobile crew camp that will follow them as their work moves.

The mobile camp is a first for Target Logistics, the Boston-based company that has large crew camps in northwest North Dakota housing oil workers.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.