ADA Ramp

As I understand it, this particular handicap ramp is not exactly in compliance with current ADA standards.
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A Couple Of Extra Kickers

More than once I've been called to the job site to observe walls that blew down in the wind because the contractor didn't use enough kickers.
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Kicker: a temporary brace used to hold up a wall during construction

Fix That Typo?

This cartoon in our June 2001 Wright Stuff accompanied an article on a giant Mickey Mouse sorcerer's hat we had engineered as part of the Walt Disney World - MGM Studio Theme Park entrance icon. The hat really is 115 feet tall.
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Wright Engineers won an award from the Structural Engineers National Association for our work on the project, shown below..
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Good-Size Red Heads

Everyone who knows what a Red Head is can appreciate this one. Inspiration came as I was thinking of a time back in the early 90s when I was standing on a narrow steel beam about 150 feet off the ground inside the central shaft of the under-construction Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas. I was watching a couple of iron workers install bolts to repair some misplaced anchors that held up the end of the beam I was standing on. To them, they were just putting in a couple of "good-size" Red Heads.
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Click here if you don't know what a Red Head is

Field Visit

Over the years, Wright Engineers has provided engineering on a number of coasters and thrill rides including all the thrill rides atop the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas. Naturally, I feel a need to "test" our work before the ride is opened to the public.
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See me hard at work in the photo below along with my dad Leo (on the right) as we do some thorough pre-opening "testing" of the Xscream ride atop the Stratosphere. Fortunately, we lived.
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April 2001 Wright Stuff...................

More In Your Price Range

This was originally drawn with a different caption to show what affordable housing would look like if proposed code changes were to be adopted.
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