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Charles Clyde Ebbets - GE Building, Rockefeller Center, 1932

Two waiters serve two steel workers lunch, on a girder high above New York City, November 1930

Charles C. Ebbetts - Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center in New York, Sept. 29, 1932. And, the previously unpublished version of the iconic photograph.

Charles C. Ebbetts - Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center in New York, Sept. Plus the unpublished version of the iconic photograph.

Love this! Charles Clyde Ebbets - Lunch atop a skyscrapper

Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam) is a famous photograph taken by Charles C. Ebbets during construction of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in (Photographer: Charles C. Ebbets) I still can't believe this.

A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940.

This is the photo that would trigger vertigo in most people! A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, The question is: how did he climb up there?

vintage empire state building construction photos by lewis wickes hine 1931 (11)

Construction @ Empire State Building, NYC, New York Lewis Hine, 1931 - Source: NY Public Library Digital Gallery Worker checks the setting of some beams. From NYPL: “ Plumbing up a column ”

Flatiron Building during construction in 1902, New York, N.Y., photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company on 8x10 glass plate negative.

FlatIron Building Under Construction, New York, N.Y., 1902

Flatiron Building during construction in New York, N., photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company on glass plate negative.

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