Sandhogs a history of the tunnel workers of New York by Paul E. Delaney

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Published by Compressed Air and Free Air, Shaft, Tunnel, Foundation, Caisson, Subway, Cofferdam, Sewer Construction Workers of New York & New Jersey & Vicinity in [New York] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (State),
  • New York

Subjects:

  • Sandhogs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.,
  • Tunneling -- History.,
  • Underground construction -- History.,
  • Underwater construction -- History.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementPaul E. Delaney ; special research by Peter Dolan.
ContributionsCompressed Air and Free Air, Shaft, Tunnel, Foundation, Caisson, Subway, Cofferdam, Sewer Construction Workers of New York & New Jersey States & Vicinity.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8039.S2532 U63 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2797120M
LC Control Number83226624

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Sandhogs working on the early NYC subway system. Digging a tunnel that ran underneath a river made the job even more dangerous with the immense weight of earth and water pressing down above you leaving nowhere to go should disaster happen.

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In Gina LeVay was granted rare access to photograph the 'hogs,' in the tunnel and at off-site locations. The Sandhogs also attributed their excellent record to their careful adherence to written procedures.

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