Lunch Atop A Skyscraper: The Story Behind The 1932 Photo
We don’t know their names, nor the photographer who immortalized them, but these men lunching 800 feet up show the daredevil spirit behind Manhattan’s vertical expansion. What did you think? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.
November 27, 2017 @ 7:34 pm
They were probably making about 50 cents an hour!
November 28, 2017 @ 7:37 am
America strong, when people were proud of their work..
December 29, 2017 @ 1:48 pm
Great video. Nice to see that someone cared enough to make the video. Thank you.
September 14, 2019 @ 11:46 am
ICONIC PICTURE OF 11 UNION IRONWORKERS BUILDING ROCKEFELLER CENTER. THANKS TO THE HERALD TRIBUNE AND THE BRAVE PHOTOGRAPHERS WHO TOOK THE PICTURES. ????????
June 1, 2022 @ 1:42 pm
This should be shown on TV and at the unemployment office, should be required viewing.