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The always classic photos of the 1930 and 1931 contruction efforts of the Empire State Building.

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)

During the topping off ceremony, a worker helped to stabilize the last steel beam as it was hoisted to the top of the South Tower of the World Trade Center, July 19, 1971. The ceremony is held when the last beam is placed at the top of a building. Photo by Neal Boenzi/The New York Times

Remembering Sept. 11 - Photos of the World Trade Center through the years

During the topping off ceremony, a worker helped to stabilize the last steel beam as it was hoisted to the top of the South Tower of the World Trade Center, July 1971

New York

Aerial view or the Brooklyn Bridge looking West with the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. Photographed by Jet Lowe, in Brooklyn Bridge, Spanning East River between Park Row, Manhattan and

NEW YORK CITY 1940s

Third Avenue El, Chrysler Building, from about street, NYC, 1947

The Statue of Liberty awaits the removal of its torch on Tuesday, July 3, 1984 in New York Harbor. It was one day away from what historians are calling the most dramatic alteration ever for an American National Monument. (AP Photo) # Visit statueofliberty.org

The Statue of Liberty awaits the removal of its torch on Tuesday, July 1984 in New York Harbor. It was one day away from what historians are calling the most dramatic alteration ever for an American National Monument.

Entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge as it looked in 1945.

Entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge as it looked in 1945.

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Aug 8 1932. Two workers clean eagle ornamentment on Chrysler building in NYC.

High above New York two cleaners clean a corner ornamentation eagle of the Chrysler Building, 1932

Building The Big Apple - 1925...

Constructions workers sit on a hoisting ball above the New York city skyline circa 1925

Ironworker on Empire State Building (photo by Lewis Hines)

Sky high: Ironworker on Empire State Building (photo by Lewis Hines)

Nothing to hold them down. Nothing to keep them from falling. Just went up to build.

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

A workman (probably in San Francisco) stands on a girder suspended high over a broad and busy waterway. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1936

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

June 6, 1953: The 363-foot towers of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge got their first coat of paint in six years. The painters could work only in the daytime, during dry weather with low winds. “One distraction they don’t have: no one will poke a finger at the paint to see if it’s really fresh,” the caption read. Photo: Ernie Sisto/The New York Times

June The towers of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge got their first coat of paint in six years. The painters could work only in the daytime, during dry weather with low winds. Photo: Ernie Sisto/The New York Times (Holy cow! He's got no harness!

Iron, Steel

Ironworker Rides the Chains, 1912

Ironworker Rides the Chains, 1912

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