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Celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Day 2019!

April 18th is National Lineman Appreciation Day.  In honor of our Lineman, Energy Central is pleased to share these short videos celebrating the the men and women who put their lives on the line!  

If you have a second,  add a little thanks to our Lineman in the comments section below!  While your at it, vote for your favorite tribute video shared below: 

From Northwest Lineman College - 2014.  "There's no greater honor than to bare the name Lineman". 


From NSUJL - 2012 - Turn up the volume, kick up your boots and Celebrate the "Life of a Lineman"


From Kevin Burk - 2013 - "God Made a Lineman" 


From Triangle Communications - 2015 - "The Unsung Hero"



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Bob Meinetz on Apr 18, 2019 2:16 pm GMT

Audra, so many take our modern grid, and the linemen who built it and maintain it, for granted.

In 2017, 57 men lost their lives working on U.S. electricity transmission lines, making it the most dangerous profession (more dangerous than law enforcement).

My vote goes to video #4.

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Audra Drazga on Apr 18, 2019 2:23 pm GMT

Wow Bob, I had no idea in regards to those stats.  Thanks for sharing.  I also like # 4 - but I think the "God Made a Line Man" would be my second favorite! 

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Nevelyn Black on Apr 18, 2019 2:57 pm GMT

Enjoyed #4 'The Unsung Hero.'  It's clear what our line men and women are doing is more than just a job.  

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Rocky Sease on Apr 18, 2019 3:23 pm GMT

Great post, thanks for sharing!

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Patricia Gayle on Apr 18, 2019 6:29 pm GMT

Thank you for sharing Audra, where I am from we have no snow,non the less our Linemen are just as important because with out them "We have no Power". 

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Rachael Lewis on Apr 18, 2019 10:12 pm GMT

My father was a lineman, though for the communication inustry. I also choose number 4.

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Matt Chester on Apr 19, 2019 12:11 am GMT

Hard to pick, a lot of information that communicates an aspect of the industry that outsiders might not give a second thought, too!

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Richard Brooks on Apr 19, 2019 12:48 pm GMT

These men and women are some of the bravest, toughest, most dependable people you will ever meet. They answer the call to duty during some of the most dangerous situations anyone ever encoutners in the work place. We all owe them a debt of gratitude for keeping our lives comfortable through the reliable delivery of energy. Thank you for your service, to all Line men and women.

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