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

Posted in       16 Dec 2011       33286       12 GALLERY VIEW



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 10 year s ago
these guys are the true heroes of America and represent the spirit that so many forgot exist..
       
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psycho 10 year s ago
Zero safety measures
       
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GOODSTUFF4U 10 year s ago
safety first
       
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Mr. Ree 10 year s ago
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 10 year s ago
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 10 year s ago
Execellent post and a great tribute to some extraordinary people not only in New York but all over the world.
       
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jaseuk 10 year s ago
what he/she said ^
       
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rikki_doxx 10 year s ago
And then the mamby pamby politicians came along and said ".........
       
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ptpie 10 year s ago
Not for me
       
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Peanut 10 year s ago
Excellent post, indeed. I love #35 & 36. They certainly deserve a monument for their huge contribution.
       
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Bowen .. 10 year s ago
Amazing Building ..

Amazing Building ..
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