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Trident finishing up new ice house in Petersburg

The seafood processing company Trident is putting the finishing touches on new building on the waterfront in downtown Petersburg. The 30 by 70-foot, two-story structure houses a new ice machine for chilling salmon and other fish landed by Trident’s fleet. Joe Viechnicki spoke with the company’s plant manager in Petersburg Dave Ohmer about the construction project.

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