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Construction Workers Excavating for NYC Subway | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Construction Workers Excavating for NYC Subway

Construction Workers Excavating for NYC Subway | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Workers are removing dirt for the construction of the New York City subway with a Bucyrus shovel loader and an International truck. The workers are below street level, and buildings rise above them in the background.
DESCRIPTION
Workers are removing dirt for the construction of the New York City subway with a Bucyrus shovel loader and an International truck. The workers are below street level, and buildings rise above them in the background.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:9634
Creation Date: August 19 1925
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:New York
County:
State:New York
Collection Name:Glass negative series, circa 1900-1939
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:IHI-29755
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Brickwork
Commercial buildings
Hats
Work clothes
Cities and towns
Building
Construction equipment
Steam shovels
African Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Subways
Trucks
Construction workers

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