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“Sandhogs: A gang of tough men build a tough tunnel”

Carl Mydans, [Sandhogs building Midtown tunnel, New York], 1939 (201.2005) Carl Mydans, [Sandhogs working under East River, New York], 1939 (204.2005) After the shove, the iron segments are pulled hastily into place between the shield and the last-laid ring. Each … Continue reading

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