A day with an electrical lineman

When the power goes down and the lights go out, a legion of power linemen is deployed. They’re the first to respond when the public needs to be reconnected with the grid. This is a portrait of that community through the voice of one of those linemen — what his days are like when things are calm, and what happens when disaster strikes.

This story aired on BURN: An Energy Journal.

~ by Ari Daniel on June 24, 2013.

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