I worked in a coal-fired power plant for 20 years. First as a Summer helper working in the maintenance department. Then as a Janitor, a Laborer and an electrician. After 18 years as an electrician, I finally escaped to lead a different life on August 19, 2001 when I went to work for Dell. After 12 1/2 years at Dell, I left to work for General Motors April 2014. But as much as I tried, the Power Plant culture never left me. Now, I offer some true tales about Power Plant men. They are a dying breed of unsung heroes that perform extraordinary feats of magic using welding rods, wrenches, cables, ladders, tractors, trucks and cranes.
Complete Chronicle of Power Plant Life