Building the power grid

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Me 51 years ago. Before osha. They would not let us wear safety belts. It slowed us down too much. It paid very well back then.


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Thank-You for all your hard work helping create our power grid. Don't know how you could climb up that high and be comfortable. I couldn't do that...
 
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Thank-You for all your hard work helping create our power grid. Don't know how you could climb up that high and be comfortable. I couldn't do that...
thank you SD. I wasn鈥檛 always comfortable but after a lot of climbing you get confident. We were making $5.11 per hour big money back then. 77 years old now. Would love to live those days again.
 

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Merf GREAT PICTURES thank you for building power grids. I almost get nose bleeds from just looking at your pictures 11Thanks again for sharing,
Do you remember losing any workers from falling ?
 

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Me 51 years ago. Before osha. They would not let us wear safety belts. It slowed us down too much. It paid very well back then.


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Wowww

You are amaizing

Very interesting photos, thank you for sharing with us.

All my respect


I would like to have one of them in mi office 馃槑
 
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Merf GREAT PICTURES thank you for building power grids. I almost get nose bleeds from just looking at your pictures 11Thanks again for sharing,
Do you remember losing any workers from falling ?
Thanks Gare. No , none died from falling. A few were injured. And a couple got electrocuted.
 
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Wowww

You are amaizing

Very interesting photos, thank you for sharing with us.

All my respect


I would like to have one of them in mi office 馃槑
Thank you Georgeke
 

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Merf when someone died on the job did they break up the team or just replace the person. Some place would break up the team and start s new one
 

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Great shots of the good ol' days. Indeed there was many a contractor up in arms over those OSHA mandates beginning back then. It brings to mind this old image you'd see posted here and there on a jobsite. Seems we've always been pushing back on those who believe they know what's best for you. As for me I've always taken work safety seriously.
 

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