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75-year pin presented to L-40’s Reedy

L-40 BM-ST Mike Autry presents Herbert Reedy with his 75-year pin.

BROTHER HERBERT “H.H.” Reedy, also known as “A ‘Bear,” received his milestone 75-year pin from Local 40 (Elizabethtown, Kentucky) BM-ST Mike Autry January 24, 2020, commemor

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Retired Boilermaker rings in art skills

Retired L-592 Boilermaker Ed McCormack rings his latest piece of sculpture — an iron bell that weighs about 180 pounds. Photo credit: Patrick Ford, Okmulgee Times Editor

Ed McCormack designs artwork for his community

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L-D366 retirees find support in cement network

L-D366 retirees attending the October 3, 2017, meeting included Marcel Aubin, Gerard Bastien, Maurice Berubé, Don Booth, Egon Burke, Antonio Cabral, Antonio Carnevale, Roger Caron, Gerry Colarusso, Frank Folcarelli, Nick Folcarelli, Bogdan Halas, Laszlo Illes, Giuseppe Iosue, Donald Ladouceur, Rosair Lavoie, Danilo Lenarduzzi, John McKnight, Ben Minino, Pierre Pommainville, James Reston, Raffaele Rummo, Tony Sabljak, Fausto Sciarra, Frank Skorija, Kiro Stojanoski, Attilio Ventresca, Bruno Vienneau, George V

WHAT STARTED OUT as a loose network of retired Local D366 (Mississauga, Ontario) members that stayed in touch with one another has grown into something more, says Pierre Pommainville, who retired i

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Retired Boilermaker creates life-sized sculptures

Edward Goodhart, in his North Providence, Rhode Island, shop takes a break from detail work.

Goodhart’s work is on display in homes and churches

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Former L-659 members create ‘baby’ Gateway Arch

Ed Atwood solicits comments from former Boilermakers who worked on the Gateway Arch project in the 1960s.

Builders of original monument dedicate structure near Warren, PA

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Retired Boilermaker creates art for charity

All donations for the calendar go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

FREDRICK W. MCDONALD, Jr. is using his passion for art to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Retired L-169 member finds expression in poetry

Don Rojem, L-169, retired

“I WAS A mean kid,” admits Don Rojem, 86, a Michigan native and retired member of Local 169 (Detroit). “I just wasn’t cut out for school.”

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Former Boilermakers get their due on Gateway Arch Builders’ Day

Former Boilermakers who helped build the Gateway Arch stand with a remnant of the actual stainless steel used in fabricating the monument sections. The men were on hand to celebrate Arch Builders Day in St. Louis Oct. 28.  Left to right, Ken Wright, Donald Chambers, Ike Erdman and Archie Brittain.  Walt Atwood photo

Local 659 members constructed monument sections in Warren, Pa.

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L-13 retiree hunts big game

Local 13 (Philadelphia) retiree and former lodge president Jim Delsordo, left, with a gemsbok taken in South Africa in 2007.

JIM DELSORDO has followed his passion for big game hunting across North America and as far away as South Africa.

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