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Published May 06, 2012, 12:00 AM

Photo gallery: Tour the mancamps


Chastitie Vetter lives in her own room at the Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge near Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

  • Chastitie Vetter lives in her own room at the Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge near Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Even though most people call the lodges man camps, about 50-60 women live at the Target Logistics facilities near Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Assistant Camp Manager, Terry Legions, front, and Charla Vetter, housekeeping supervior, check on the room availability at the Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge near Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Chastitie Hurst, a 19-year-old from Texas, works at the front desk of the Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge near Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge has a cafeteria that is open 24 hours a day for workers to get their 3-square meals. Fresh fruit, vegetables, cereals, a sandwich bar and desserts are offered along with a hot food option that changes every day. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • A mud room is available for workers to remove their greasy clothes before entering the Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge near Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Jason Freeman and Erica Willingham prepare food for the workers at Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge in Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge has a cafeteria that is open 24 hours a day for workers to get their 3-square meals. Fresh fruit, vegetables, cereals, a sandwich bar and desserts are offered along with a hot food option that changes every day. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge has a cafeteria that is open 24 hours a day for workers to get their 3-square meals. Fresh fruit, vegetables, cereals, a sandwich bar and desserts are offered along with a hot food option that changes every day. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge has a cafeteria that is open 24 hours a day for workers to get their 3-square meals. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge in Williston, N.D. has a workout room that also has saunas available for both the men and women who stay in the lodge. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge in Williston, N.D. offers a recreation room for workers that includes pool tables, poker tables, foosball and couches with multiple TVs available. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge in Williston, N.D. offers a recreation room for workers that includes pool tables, poker tables, foosball and couches with multiple TVs available. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge in Williston, N.D., offers VIP rooms with microwaves, mini-fridges, TVs, a closet and full-size beds. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Private bathrooms are available in certain rooms at the Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge in Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Some rooms at Target Logistics Bear Paw Lodge have private bathrooms; while others, like this single room, are connected by a Jack and Jill bathroom. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • The Target Logistics facilities in Williston, N.D. accommodate more than 1,000 workers. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Roger Thomas said the Burke Construction Group built the Williston man camp so their employees would have a place stay while working on area construction projects. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Workers who are on both day and night shifts stay in the Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • VIP rooms are available for Executives and guests of the Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • VIP rooms are available for executives and guests of the Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Roger Thomas, division manager for Burke Construction Group, Inc., walks through one of the hallways of Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Each room at the Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D. has a bed, TV, closet space and full maid service for the workers. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Roger Thomas, division manager for Burke Construction Group, Inc., says there are washing machines for non-oily clothes and for oily clothes available to all workers who stay at the Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D., has 224 beds available. Businesses contract with the lodge for their workers. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • Burke Lodge in Williston, N.D., has 224 beds available. Businesses contract with the lodge for their workers. Carrie Snyder / The Forum