Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.
A bridge worker looks across to the San Francisco tower as cables are spun for the Golden Gate Bridge in 75 years ago the bridge opened, a marvel of engineering, and only 11 deaths, with 22 lives saved with new safety procedures of the time.
hauntedbystorytelling: “ Fox photographer R. Salmon dangles in a crate suspended from a crane to take an aerial shot of Fleet street, London, with St Paul’s in the background, December 1929 This picture was taken from the Daily Telegraph building.
Taken by Charles C. Ebbets during construction of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in . Ebbets took the photo on September Taken on the floor of the GE Building during the last several months of construction, the same workers napping on the beam.
Construction of the Empire State Building was one of the most remarkable feats of the century. It took only 410 days to build, by workers, many of them desperate for work at the height of the Depression 1931