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Photos: Rick Hyce's whimsical tribute to North Dakota oil boom

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  • Updated: September 27, 2016
  • Published October 4, 2012

Wasilla's Rick Hyce, bearded and quiet-spoken, is one of thousands of men and women who come from someplace else to this frontier of the oil patch.

He brought his business, Delta Constructors, and oil field know-how from Wasilla, Alaska. He'd spent years on the North Slope at Prudhoe Bay before heading south for more reliable work.

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