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Wayne Peine has been part of the business his father started since he was old enough to start tagging along on jobs. His son will join the business full time later this year.

Half a century on, Farmington family business is still going strong

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Wayne Peine’s first serious exposure to the family business came when he was about 10 years old. He’d tag along with his dad on jobs, help when he could and do his best to stay out of the way when he couldn’t.


He liked it. He liked working with his hands and he liked hanging out with his dad. He knew even then, at least as much as any pre-teen could, that he would probably follow in his father’s footsteps.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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