Surveying Stories

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Bert and the Cowboys
Several years ago, the fastest and best *gunner I have ever known, one Ignacio Antonio Romo, and I undertook to carry out a very long survey for a proposed cross country gas line…
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Sam the Sheepdog
Those of you who have read my “Bert and the Cowboys” story can probably appreciate that I had begun to operate with a whole new frame of mind when it came to flying over…
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The Copperhead And The Kaiser Blade Incident
The surveying of property occasionally requires the “running out” of boundary lines that define a parcel of land…
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Keith Wright and The Mississippi River Part I
1965 and 1966 often found me as a backseat passenger in a Ford Station Wagon traveling through and all around the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi…
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Keith Wright And The Mississippi River Part II
Keith’s entry into the water caused Skip and Jim to put aside their rock skipping fun in order to stand and watch along with everyone else…
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A Prairie Rattler And A New World Record
Those of you that have read my telling of the history of “The Copperhead And The Kaiser Blade” know that I was merely an interested observer of an heroic fight for…
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A Sonoran Desert Surprise
Just south and west of the City of Kingman Arizona lie the northernmost reaches of one of the great deserts in all of the Americas, the Sonoran Desert. It is a vast desert…