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

Posted in       16 Dec 2011       31498       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 9 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 9 year s ago
Zero safety measures
       
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GOODSTUFF4U 9 year s ago
safety first
       
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Mr. Ree 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 year s ago
what he/she said ^
       
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rikki_doxx 9 year s ago
And then the mamby pamby politicians came along and said ".........
       
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ptpie 9 year s ago
Not for me
       
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Peanut 9 year s ago
Excellent post, indeed. I love #35 & 36. They certainly deserve a monument for their huge contribution.
       
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Bowen .. 8 year s ago
Amazing Building ..

Amazing Building ..
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