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Así fue la construcción del Empire State Building

Courage...

cis construction workers, circa isn’t much that needs to be said here; the perilous position of every man in this shot, along the arm of the crane is a picture so far removed from contemporary construction it is almost unbelievable.

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 Their lives are quite literally in the balance. One of them doesn't even look like he is holding on to anything

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 - Vertigo: Nerves of Steel - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

Construction Worker, 1920s - I can't believe that men worked up so high without safety gear.  My head starts to swoon just looking at this picture.

NYC skyscraper building worker, by Charles Clyde Ebbets. This image gives me the heebie jeebies.

Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov scale Hong Kong's 2,000ft skyscrapers. Seen here at the summit of one of two spirals at the top of the 1,259ft (384-metre)-tall Shun Hing Square in Shenzhen.

Daredevil urban climbers reveal new pictures from dizzying heights.

Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov scale Hong Kong's skyscrapers. Seen here at the summit of one of two spirals at the top of the Shun Hing Square in Shenzhen.

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (May 10, 1900 – December 7, 1979) was an English-American astronomer who in 1925 was first to show that the Sun is mainly composed of hydrogen, contradicting accepted wisdom at the time.

Since her death in the textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.

Workmen break for lunch on girders at Unilever House, Blackfriars, London.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 9th April 1931

Workmen break for lunch on girders at Unilever House, Blackfriars, London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images).

Construction workers bring together two enormous steel beams as they work toward the completion of the Verrazano Bridge.

The Verrazano Bridge marks 50th anniversary - Photos - The iconic Verrazano Bridge marks 52nd anniversary

Construction workers bring together two enormous steel beams as they work toward the completion of the Verrazano Bridge.

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

A workman (probably in San Francisco) stands on a girder suspended high over a broad and busy waterway. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images).

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