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historic build footage of the empire state building, colorized


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it's not just the walking around on those structures high up with no tethers, tossing the glowing hot rivets, riding the cranes, maneuvering the beams as they did. there was a somewhat official count kept when people would die, but injuries? how many lost fingers, severe burns, etc.

"walk it off Johnnie, we won't dock your pay this time, but you better be here at 8am tomorrow if you want to keep your job!"

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