Item no. 30136
|Occupation: Building and construction trades|
|Collection: Wagner Labor Archives|
Laborers demolish a pier in 1928
Removing concrete from rebar (the reinforcing iron used to strengthen concrete) was a challenging task. Unidentified laborers demolish a pier in 1928 by chopping out the concrete with pneumatic power tools.
See this image in Landscape of Lost Arts.
Metallic Lathers Local 46.