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B&W Photos of NYC Construction Workers (36 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro   16 Dec 2011   / 22597 views

These old photographs show how New York’s skyscrapers were built and how dangerous the work of construction workers was.

 

Workers Memorial Monument







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terer 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
these guys are the true heroes of America and represent the spirit that so many forgot exist..
       
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psycho 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Zero safety measures
       
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GOODSTUFF4U 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
safety first
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Mr. Ree 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
That might help explain why the average life span of a construction worker in those days was only 34.
       
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Enter your name 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Im getting dizzy looking at some of the photos. As an old construciton worker myself I feel immensly proud over what theese people accomplished !
       
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orendadude 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Execellent post and a great tribute to some extraordinary people not only in New York but all over the world.
I have no problem with God,
It's his fan club I can't stand!!
       
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jaseuk 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
what he/she said ^
       
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rikki_doxx 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
And then the mamby pamby politicians came along and said ".........
       
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ptpie 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Not for me
ptpie
       
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Peanut 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Excellent post, indeed. I love #35 & 36. They certainly deserve a monument for their huge contribution.
       
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Bowen .. 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Amazing Building ..

Amazing Building ..
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