Type of Work: Construction

Ironworkers on the high steel

Ironworkers on the high steel in Cornwall, Ontario

Ironworkers Brian Skidders (left) and Lloyd Benedict Sr. (right) on the high steel. Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Circa 1980s. Photo from the Syracuse Post-Standard, courtesy of the Akwesasne Cultural Center Museum archives.

Darryl Lazore walking an iron beam

Darryl Lazore on 35 years as an ironworker

Darryl Lazore started iron working in New York City when he was just 15 years old. Here he describes the steep learning curve he faced as a brand new worker far away from home. Photo courtesy of Darryl Lazore.

Workmen installing pipe in a ditch in Glens Falls

Workmen installing pipe in a ditch in Glens Falls

Workmen installing pipe in a ditch. Undated, but sometime between 1959 and 1989. Carl Atiyeh Photograph Collection, Prints Box 5 #0098, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY. Carl Atiyeh (1911-1997) grew up in Glens Falls, NY. He was the son of Nicholas and Zehia Atiyeh.  He graduated from Glens Falls High School and […]

Workmen at outside construction site in Glens Falls

Workmen at outside construction site in Glens Falls

Workmen at outside construction site. Undated, but sometime between 1959 and 1989. Carl Atiyeh Photograph Collection, Prints Box 5 #0097, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY. Carl Atiyeh (1911-1997) grew up in Glens Falls, NY. He was the son of Nicholas and Zehia Atiyeh.  He graduated from Glens Falls High School and the […]

Worker probing the inside of a large pipe in Glens Falls

Worker probing the inside of a large pipe in Glens Falls

Worker probing the inside of a large pipe. Undated, but sometime between 1959 and 1989. Carl Atiyeh Photograph Collection, Prints Box 5 #0044, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY. Carl Atiyeh (1911-1997) grew up in Glens Falls, NY. He was the son of Nicholas and Zehia Atiyeh.  He graduated from Glens Falls High […]