Thursday, September 25, 2008

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of Ike..."

Here's an cool article on chron.com. While many headed north, lashed and boarded their property, and hunkered down, tugboat operators in the Houston ship channel braved rough water and 100 mph winds to to protect tank barges and infrastructure. Tugs, operated by Buffalo Marine, corralled a 20k lb, 633 foot freighter that broke free and threatened the I-610 overpass. Add this to the worlds toughest, most dangerous jobs.