A famous photograph by Lewis Hine. It shows construction-workers on their lunch-break in the early 1930s. Note the lack of any safety-equipment. This photo isn’t staged and it hasn’t been retouched. The building they’re constructing is the Crysler Building, the building of which, Hines was commissioned to document with his camera

A famous photograph by Lewis Hine. It shows construction-workers on their lunch-break in the early 1930s. Note the lack of any safety-equipment. This photo isn’t staged and it hasn’t been retouched. The building they’re constructing is the Crysler Building, the building of which, Hines was commissioned to document with his camera

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ GAH! I can't even comprehend this! Lewis Hine's photographs 1931 during the construction of the Empire State Building.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ GAH! I can't even comprehend this! Lewis Hine's photographs 1931 during the construction of the Empire State Building.


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Seen here are painters atop the Woolworth Building in New York City in 1926. Photographer Unknown via Ovadia & Sons on Tumblr.

Seen here are painters atop the Woolworth Building in New York City in 1926. Photographer Unknown via Ovadia & Sons on Tumblr.

Sede de las Naciones Unidas en construcción. Al fondo destaca la inconfundible silueta del Empire State.  6 de diciembre de 1949.

Sede de las Naciones Unidas en construcción. Al fondo destaca la inconfundible silueta del Empire State. 6 de diciembre de 1949.

Margaret Bourke-White perched on the Eagle of The Chrysler Building, 1935 © Oscar Graubner / Time Life

Margaret Bourke-White perched on the Eagle of The Chrysler Building, 1935 © Oscar Graubner / Time Life

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