Measuring Progress Since 1924

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Archives For August 2011

5 1/2 reasons to hire WB Wells

1.  Serving Portland area since 1924. 2.  Over 300,00 completed surveys in the Portland metro area. 3.  We have black belts in surveying. 4.  Our … Read More

W.B. Wells Mascot

You might wonder if W.B. Wells has a mascot, or maybe you have never wondered this. Either way, W.B. Wells does indeed have a mascot; … Read More

Chuck Norris can't tell you where your property corners are

  Chuck Norris can light a fire by rubbing two ice-cubes together. Chuck Norris can hum with his mouth open Chuck Norris can stab a … Read More

Sherlock Holmes could find your property corners

  Sherlock can find anything, but his traveling expenses would kill you. Why hire us instead? Why it’s elementary, my dear Watson. We have the … Read More


  Boldly go where no one has gone before! What is infill development? See infill SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER. There is a significant amount of … Read More

How to get a black belt in surveying

  There is a martial arts legend which explains why masters have black belts. A beginning student starts with a white belt. The student wears … Read More


  Boldly go where no man has gone before! Infill is developing vacant or underutilized land within built-up areas. Infill development can be more financially … Read More

Ladies Sasquatch Auxiliary Drill Team

  The Ladies Sasquatch Auxiliary Drill Team (LSADT) should not be confused with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Drill Team. Although their displays are similar, … Read More


  Do you want to work with a surveyor that was beaten with the ugly stick and left for dead? Why force yourself to do that … Read More

Zombie surveyor spotted in Portland

  PDX might not be Zombieland, but there are plenty of zombie surveyors around. Zombie surveyors make little or no effort. Zombie surveyors do sloppy … Read More

Who Is W.B. Wells?

In 1924, after graduating from Stanford University, Willard B. Wells founded W.B. Wells & Assoc. Inc in Portland, Oregon. Willard’s philosophy was to provide a quality product for a reasonable fee. We still follow Willard’s philosophy today.
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