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It39s a dirty job but somebody39s gotta do it Sandhog photo series

It39s a dirty job but somebody39s gotta do it Sandhog photo series


It's a dirty job, but somebody's gotta do it. (Sandhog photo series)

Sandhogs have a long and rich history and tradition in New York City. Often a career that is passed down generation to generation, you will regularly find ...

A steel cage transports some sandhogs 60 stories under Midtown to dig the spur of the Third Water Tunnel.


Excavation of Stage 2 of the tunnel was completed Aug. 9.

Sandhogs at work

Admiring their handywork: Sandhogs sand in front of the explosive-rigged wall before lunching

The Irving Place environs had a literary pedigree from the start. While Irving himself never lived there, his nephew did and he certainly trod its ...

The agreement for Local 147, the union for the famed “sandhogs” who dig the tunnels, includes a pay rate for most members of $111 per hour in salary and ...


Engineer Frank Reddy monitors the placement of one of the concrete segments that line the tunnel.


construction workers

A section of the Catskill Aqueduct, 1910. The city seized twenty-five thousand acres for the system; even cemeteries were dug up.

It's as simple as the 'heart mediating between the hands and the brain' slogan of Metropolis, but with a slightly arrogant nationalism added.

'Sandhogs' in decompression chamber

Thomas Kelly, author of "Empire Rising," joined Gotham Gazette's Reading NYC Book Club on September 28 for a wide-ranging discussion about the Empire State ...

Today ...

Anderson East

NEW YORK CITY — When it's finally completed in 2016, New York City's Second Avenue Subway Line will be the culmination of 75 years worth of planning, ...

Richard Vine has a day job, a very good one. He's managing editor of Art in America magazine, where he has written hundreds of articles about Chinese ink ...



The city's waterfront fell into dangerous decline, but now its on the rebound with a new wave of money and creativity

The city draws its water from sources over 125 miles away through gravity alone. <

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My life and times as an acolyte in the mystical cult of predictive data

Something Called "The Object" Stops World's Largest Tunneling Machine

A more than $5 billion extension of the 7 Subway could ease congestion into the city center and offer New Jerseyans a relatively painless path to the East ...

"I don't think it's corrupt. But I think people like doing business with people they know, and so a few companies get all the work, and they can charge ...

May you always have LOVE to share, HEALTH to spare, and FRIENDS that care!

Following up on Tuesday's post, once you know how to recognize assets and liabilities, you're one big step closer to the turning point in anybody's career: ...

The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's

Irish immigrants and their offspring have dug as deep as skyscrapers are high.


The Governor's presentation hit the right keywords but can it deliver on its substance?

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The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway: Doug Most: 9780312591328: Amazon.com: Books

... what they had to go through to get ...

Northbound approach to the tunnel at 36th Street and Dyer Avenue

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Sending it Safely in Cuyuna with Brenda

Mister Jelly Roll by Alan Lomax

The Sandilands Provincial Forest.

He indicated the city was willing to work with businesses to make the hassles as painless as possible.

New Delhi India, June 2006: Sahara shelter for women in Delhi, the women


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oso mudslide - aerial view of the hillside collapse and resulting mudslide

The Fred Meijer White Pine Trail 200 Mile Relay

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Please make sure you send me a text AFTER you fill out a application as I am so busy with puppy care and the farm that I find it hard to call everyone ...

Oh, how I love a makeover! And I'd love to hear what you think.

Old Penn Station photos: the history of New York's glorious train hall - Curbed NY

The Supernaturalist


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I consciously moved into learning and experiencing the skills and building the capacity to deal with mental health.

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January 30, 1944: It's Complicated

in Metal and Ink

Heritage Duct work

Last December, Min Jin Lee introduced her new novel in a YouTube video. In the video, Lee recalls a university lecture she heard when she was 19 about the ...

Article by Opa in the Engineer Magazine of Kansas State College

Worker Recovering After Being Trapped For Hours Below Subway Site « CBS New York

Sorry if repost, but still.

The Tremont Street Subway in Boston's subway is the oldest subway tunnel in North America, opened on September 1, 1897.

Not being properly hydrated and fueled can and will destroy your race. I bought 4 insulated camelback water bottles and filled each with warm water and ...

Vintage ad for Chubbettes plus size girls' clothing asks, "How happy can a chubby girl be?

Bertha awaiting dismantling at Osaka, Japan before making its way to Seattle (Image:

Sand Hog 12 in. Heavy Steel Tent Stake

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And did I mention the sunsets? Seriously, this show plays every night.

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