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O’Briens Edge Music and Ironworker Pictures, Fulfilling a few recent request

O’Briens Edge Music and Ironworker Pictures, Fulfilling a few recent request

I’ve found many song requests from several of our satellite social media platforms
As well as suggestions to post up some new Gerald Desmond Bridge photos and news of that gigs progress.
Also without a doubt requests for information of any gigs I may have going on now or in the near future.

So, let’s see if I can Provide a few of the song request here first.
If I’m reading the name here correctly (please excuse me if I have the name wrong ok?)
For Kitnwhip out of Utah:
Love That Woman Live at the Blue Cafe’


New York City, What a Lady


For Loretta out of Southern California:
The Genuine One


For Big Tone out of San Dimas, California
The Big Iron



The Easiest Place To Find Water When Building a Bridge Is Where?


Tower 16 on the Left and Tower 17 on the Right


Ironworkers James Hunter and Baron Covarrubias Setting some Sky Climber Rigging


Ironworkers Todd Eisenhauer and Michael Cochran and James Hunter Connecting the top of Tower 17 landing


Apprentice Shomari Glasco enjoys his new Bullard along with Ironworker Shane O’Brien


The Look Over of a 50 years in the trade Safety Rep of our 6th Period Apprentice Jonathan Casas


Balanced Cantilever Erection is Next to Bridge the Two Towers

I will get to more song request soon and add in some more Gerald Desmond Bridge Photos too

Check back tomorrow for these type updates
“Thank You Folks and as always Be Well”
Shane O’Brien

Merry Christmas From Our Household To Yours 2017

Giving the gift of a Christmas smile

Happy Holidays All
Merry Christmas From Our Household To Yours 2017

                                             Shane O’Brien
Here are a couple photos I took from my day time world as an Ironworker, working with the talented Men and Women of Local 433, Los Angeles, CA

The following photos are views taken from the job I am currently participating into as the IW Foreman at the:
Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project

Photo taken from the top of Pier 16 on the west side of the GDB

From Local 12 is Reliable Crane Operator Dave manning the controls of our West Side Tower Crane
After 2 years of everyday work, both Towers are completed

We are up next. The Ironworkers will begin hanging Iron during the 2nd week of January 2018, starting with the Heavy Lift Table which will support the first Bridge Iron and Access Platforms with Traveler Platforms as well. Our Dance floor

Erecting the Heavy Lift Table parts, Main Beams and Cad Beams

And lastly for todays views of the work going on at the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project, here are some of the talent hard at work

Erecting Heavy Lift Table Sections, Juan Toriche and Todd Eisenhauer

Getting ready to load the Dampner System atop of Tower 16

Here are Jonathan Casas and Baron Covarrubias, both quality apprentices, working with Shane O’Brien, getting set to land the Dampner System atop of Tower 16 on the west side

Bridge Gang @ Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project

In The Photo above are from left to right:
Back Row: Orlando Espinoza III, Michael Cochrum, Juan Toriche, Victor Romero, Shamari Glasco, Todd Eisenhauer, Baron Covarrubias, Rick McCreight
Front Row: Tony Palumbo, Jonathan Casas, Shane O’Brien, Derek Jimenez, Matt Semenza, Chris Chapon,
Not in the Photo are: James Hunter, Shane Trujillo, Evan Heryet and Antonio Barroso
Photo taken 11/21/2017

From all of us at the GDB have a safe and Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year
Best regards
Shane O’Brien

Also of great interest to most Ironworkers and their Families
Go to the following link provided for a inspirational final product view
of the Structure erected by all Union Labor at “Ground Zero”.
Local 40 along with many other Skilled Trade Locals represented our Craft very well.
Just as all the hands dispatched through Local 40 and surroundings Locals, have done all union Ironworker very Proud. For the everyday public to view our work done in a safety committed conditions daily. In the end this 360* video presentation is heartwarming to see and know I was part of the whole in that work
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