Born an excavators son in 1962, and by the time I reached six, I was operating
crawler dozers and track loaders, articulated loaders, wheel tractors, and
At twelve, I bought my own wheel tractor and I began grading driveways,
mowing fields, tilling gardens and doing landscape preparation.
All the while, farming approx 100 rented acres.
I also helped dad with his Mike Rinkes Excavating, and our family business,
Rinkes Enterprises, working on house site preparation, cutting out for streets,
digging for public and private utilities, and site work for commercial buildings such
as Fred Meyer stores, West Linn Thriftway ,Wymore Transfer and Linden Fryers
feed mill, until I went out on my own.
I have operated Terry Rinkes Tractor Work since 1975 and hold the
Construction Contractors Board #: 48563
Landscape Contractors business #: 8665
Construction Professional #: 11425
Department of Environmental Quality #: 36478
Multnomah County, Portland 394767
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Dad always said, "Give the customer a little more than they contracted with you to do, at a fair
price". And I am still doing that today. We specialize in doing the impossible jobs no one
else does, and supplying a one stop service for all your outdoor construction needs.
Starting with breaking new-ground for your new home, to installing the utilities, sewer & septic,
to creating that special landscape environment for you to go home to.
care for his World one small piece at a time.
Let us help you create an enviroment, by installing a water garden, planting fruiting plants, and trees that provide drinking water and food for all of God's creatures.