Tag Archives: Lathrop

Slip n’ slide

The Dell’Osso Farms Snow Tube Mountain is not quite a true mountain. It’s a 3-story-tall, ramp-shaped mound of dirt covered with man-made snow. Tube riders, take a moving walkway up the hill to a staging area at the top to await their turn at speeding down the slippery slope. Employees at the top wait for […]

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Watching cement dry, quickly

Workmen pour cement from a hopper into a custom-made form for a special support beam for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge connector ramp that was destroyed by a semi truck accident weeks ago. I recently had an assignment at Con-Fab California Corporation in Lathrop. Con-Fab, a manufacturer of structural precast, prestressed concrete, had just won […]

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