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You may contact Vern Mesler using the below form. Alternatively you may contact him at
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About Vern Mesler


Vern Mesler has thirty-four years experience working as a welder, steel fitter, structural steel foreman and materials manager at Douglas Steel Fabrication Corporation in Lansing, Michigan.
He was an AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI). During eighteen years as a foreman, he was involved in the fabrication of bridges for Michigan’s state highways and steel trusses for major buildings, and he directed welding operations for these and other structures. He is now retired.
Vern Mesler also has over thirty years experience as an adjunct welding instructor at Lansing Community College.

Vern Mesler serves as Project Manager for Historic Bridge park of Calhoun County, MI and is also an advisory board member of the Historic Bridge Foundation.

Vern Mesler (center) rivets a beam for a truss bridge.
Above: Vern Mesler (center) removes pack rust from a truss bridge.

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