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Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 Their lives are quite literally in the balance. One of them doesn't even look like he is holding on to anything

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 - Vertigo: Nerves of Steel - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

Construction of CIS building, c.1963 |

cis construction workers, circa isn’t much that needs to be said here; the perilous position of every man in this shot, along the arm of the crane is a picture so far removed from contemporary construction it is almost unbelievable.

MOVEMENT- [repetition actions, opposites #Unbuilding] for filming single dancer for HOLE: #Chinese construction workers [Collapse of Irish Construction industry versus the Sprawling Chinese industry]

MOVEMENT- [repetition actions, opposites for filming single dancer for HOLE: construction workers [Collapse of Irish Construction industry versus the Sprawling Chinese industry]

Workmen break for lunch on girders at Unilever House, Blackfriars, London.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 9th April 1931

Workmen break for lunch on girders at Unilever House, Blackfriars, London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images).

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June 1955 : A worker without any safety harness walking on the steelframe of Socony-Mobil Building under construction, New York

14 Nerve-Wracking Photos From High Atop Old School NYC Skyscrapers: Gothamist A construction worker is hauled up to his place of work on a 30 storey skyscraper on New York's waterfront, 1890.(Getty Images)

14 Nerve-Wracking Photos From High Atop Old School NYC Skyscrapers: Gothamist A construction worker is hauled up to his place of work on a 30 storey skyscraper on New York's waterfront, Images)

Construction workers bring together two enormous steel beams as they work toward the completion of the Verrazano Bridge.

The Verrazano Bridge marks 50th anniversary - Photos - The iconic Verrazano Bridge marks 52nd anniversary

Construction workers bring together two enormous steel beams as they work toward the completion of the Verrazano Bridge.

Construido durante la Gran Depresión, el Empire State Building es un símbolo de recuperación económica después del crack del 29. Estas fotografías fueron tomadas durante su construcción, reflejando el peligro diario al que se exponían los trabajadores. Por aquel entonces se trataba del edificio mas alto del mundo,y digno sucesor de la torre Eiffel. Esta es una colección propiedad del New York Public Library. También puedes ver 20 fotografías de la construcción de la Tor...

24 fotos tomadas durante la construcción del Empire State Building

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