http://issuu.com/burge/docs/leader1213a?fb_ref=Default&fb_source=message Article on a boundary dispute…Read more →
Here is a typical Surveyor's Report attached to many of the jobs that I do. This particular Land Survey was extremely complex and difficult but I thought you might get a kick out of seeing how this is done. The names and other information have been altered to protect the…Read more →
The following story is fictional and any resemblance to actual events is purely coincidental.
Land Surveyor named Indiana Jones
One day I was sitting in my office in Downtown Houston around 5:00 pm in the afternoon in 2001 when the phone rang. My secretary had already left and I was not anxious to answer it. I had a…Read more →
CHAIN! The weakest link (in the chain)
by: Deward “Karl” Bowles,
Texas RPLS no. 4966
Certain magazines (trade magazines) have purported to represent the current interests of our profession by exposing Land Surveyors to new technologies and philosophies regarding our industry. These magazines have been around for decades in many cases.
These so…Read more →
Unable to find a satisfactory job and stuck in a job I hated I finally opened up my own Land Surveying Firm in mid 1992. I was 32 at the time and thought that I knew everything about Land Surveying because of my previous experiences. It goes to show you that ignorance is most often a result of arrogance.
As I look back now I realize that I had no idea at that time what I was doing and I am really uncertain at this point how I managed to…Read more →