Line 3 Canada enters service: Image No. 1
Enbridge pipeline maintenance crew at the Gretna Terminal—with members from the Athabasca area, Edmonton, Hardisty, Kerrobert, Regina, Cromer and Gretna—standing by the final tie-in point of the Line 3 replacement pipeline in Canada. The large flange in the centre of the photos is the connecting point between the new Canadian pipeline and U.S. Line 3, which runs to Superior, Wisconsin.
Line 3 Canada enters service: Image No. 2
Shane Thompson, Manager, Hardisty Area Operations (left) and Tom Bahm, ROW Project Manager, pose for the camera minutes after the last mainline isolation valve was opened to allow first oil into the new pipeline.
Line 3 Canada enters service: Image No. 3
Night shift at the Cromer Terminal in southwest Manitoba, where one of the final tie-ins took place.
Line 3 Canada enters service: Image No. 4
Gretna area maintenance staff pose for the camera after opening the valve between the Line 3 replacement pipeline in Canada and U.S. Line 3. From left: Kevin Hilhorst, Justin Hildebrandt, Tom Kroeker, Paulo Gaviria, and Lorne Buhr.