Brian Martindale drives truck in North Dakota, but his family is back home in Minnesota. Martindale is married with three young children, all under the age of seven.
Audio portrait by Todd Melby
Photo by Ben Garvin
This touching, with some bitter sweet. The fact that Brian has a good paying job outweighs most things, however being away from his family in order to support them, its like a catch 22 and a sign of the times.
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The PBS doc is airing nationwide this year.
Take a tour of oil country with photographer Ben Garvin.
Stories of folks trying to survive a huge drop in oil prices and fewer rigs pumping in the Bakken.
“What’s the most dangerous job in America? … I’d have to say oilfield worker.”