Tag: machinery

Building windmills in Chategueay

Cranes building windmills in Chategueay. Akwesasne’s Ted Cook was in charge of moving the cranes and says that moving each one took 27 tractor trailers. Chategueay, NY. 2009-2010. Photo courtesy of Ted Cook.

Ironworkers on a column in Jersey City

Ironworkers Ted Cook and Tom Hall standing on a 25-ton column on the Goldman Sachs tower. Ted spent a year working on the Goldman Sachs building. Behind them is a crane which was weighted to hold 130 tons. Jersey City, NJ. Circa 2002. Photo courtesy of Ted Cook.

Mohawk ironworker cutting iron

Mohawk ironworker cutting iron

An ironworker working into the night on the Goldman Sachs tower to cut an iron piece that didn’t fit correctly. Jersey City, NJ. 2002. Courtesy of Darryl Lazore.

Mohawk Ironworkers set a 56-ton piece of Iron

Mohawk Ironworkers set a 56-ton piece of Iron

A 56 ton piece of Iron that was set by Darryl Lazore (top, in red) and his crew on the Goldman Sachs Tower. They had to use two cranes just to lift the iron. Jersey City, New Jersey. 2001. Courtesy of Darryl Lazore.

Mohawk Raising Gang on the Goldman Sachs Tower

Mohawk Raising Gang on the Goldman Sachs Tower

Ironworkers Darryl Lazore, Eugene Tarbell, Jerry Jackson, Freddy Mitchell, who were all part of a “raising gang”, a group that worked together to build the Goldman Sachs Tower. Winter 2001. Jersey City, New Jersey. Courtesy of Darryl Lazore.

Darryl Lazore Setting a 28-ton Iron Column

Darryl Lazore Setting a 28-ton Iron Column

Darryl Lazore setting a 28 ton column on the Goldman Sachs tower with his partners Stevie O’Donnell and Richie “Rich”. Jersey City, NJ. 2001. Courtesy of Darryl Lazore.