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Visiting the in-laws for Thanksgiving in Bloomington. I hope to post my "spy shots" from around town on this thread. Got to work (remotely) tomorrow and Tuesday, but will be going out to lunch. Wish me luck.
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Good luck! We've seen multiple each of the last few times we have been in BN. Uptown station parking garage and cruising by the factory is a great start.
 

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Visiting the in-laws for Thanksgiving in Bloomington. I hope to post my "spy shots" from around town on this thread. Got to work (remotely) tomorrow and Tuesday, but will be going out to lunch. Wish me luck.
Find all your highschool buddies who work at rivian. Get a factory tour.
 
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Wasn't having much luck in town, so I drove out to the source today. All I can say is the trucks are even more impressive in person and Rivian Security is pretty cool. ;) I took several pictures of probably 20+ RIT's in the Employee parking lot. They asked me not to post those, so I won't. Didn't see LA Silver or Limestone. Mostly El Cap's and Rivian Blue. I did see one in white, which looked better than I thought it would.

Also ended up have a short chat about my Diesel Cayenne with a new employee out front who was waiting for a ride. He was very interested in it. Fairly rare beast in the Midwest apparently.

There is a lot of activity around the factory as you can see by the cones and bags in the pictures. Saw a few large tents too, but can't say what was or was not inside. I may go back one more time with the wife if we have time tomorrow. My appetite for this truck is definitely even more whetted than it was before.
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Wasn't having much luck in town, so I drove out to the source today. All I can say is the trucks are even more impressive in person and Rivian Security is pretty cool. ;) I took several pictures of probably 20+ RIT's in the Employee parking lot. They asked me not to post those, so I won't. Didn't see LA Silver or Limestone. Mostly El Cap's and Rivian Blue. I did see one in white, which looked better than I thought it would.

Also ended up have a short chat about my Diesel Cayenne with a new employee out front who was waiting for a ride. He was very interested in it. Fairly rare beast in the Midwest apparently.

There is a lot of activity around the factory as you can see by the cones and bags in the pictures. Saw a few large tents too, but can't say what was or was not inside. I may go back one more time with the wife if we have time tomorrow. My appetite for this truck is definitely even more whetted than it was before.
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Did you get in touch with your schoolmate(I think it was) who works there? 🧐
 
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Did you get in touch with your schoolmate(I think it was) who works there? 🧐

No luck. I found an old email for him, but haven't gotten a reply yet. :( Drove by his old house today on the remote chance he still lived there and might be out front raking leaves. He wasn't.
 

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No luck. I found an old email for him, but haven't gotten a reply yet. :( Drove by his old house today on the remote chance he still lived there and might be out front raking leaves. He wasn't.
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Saw a few large tents too, but can't say what was or was not inside.
On large construction sites, tents are often used for construction work lunch locations. At least at Intel in Oregon they are. The workers have to have a place for breaks and lunch. There usually isn't space in the customer's building for a large number of construction workers to all sit down. Also, the customer probably doesn't want to have food in their plant either.
 

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On large construction sites, tents are often used for construction work lunch locations. At least at Intel in Oregon they are. The workers have to have a place for breaks and lunch. There usually isn't space in the customer's building for a large number of construction workers to all sit down. Also, the customer probably doesn't want to have food in their plant either.
As long as they don’t start making vehicles under the tents I will be happy!
 

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As long as they don’t start making vehicles under the tents I will be happy!
You mean you don't want your vehicle built in a circus-like environment?!?!
 
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