Steel Work

Old-timer, keeping up with the boys. Many structural workers are above middle-age. Empire State [Building]

“Old-timer, keeping up with the boys. Many structural workers are above middle-age. Empire State [Building]” Photograph by Lewis Hine, 1930 (check out more of his work at the National Archives).

I’ve been spending most of my work-time on the engineering for a 700-foot steel building, and so it’s neat to see all the small pieces and actions that go into one.  Truly awesome/horrifying undertakings.

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