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    Quote Originally Posted by 12bolts View Post
    I want to see the arms on the guy that ran the tap
    Can't. Too far down in the pit to swing the tap wrench.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoosiersmoker View Post
    Huh, looks like women on the left side of the room, men on the right. Looks like a press pic too judging by the VIPs in the aisle down the shot a little.
    Staged press shot maybe, but by 1943 a common sight never the less. And each one, another reason we still speak English. . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralphxyz View Post
    The third and fifth operator on the left do not look female!
    Not only that, but what in hell is going on at Station No. 4? You sure this isn't some Cinemax movie setup?

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    Railway personnel. Torre Pellice, Italy. 1910s.

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    Gee, I would have loved to have one guy playing the mandolin on my work crews and they get two.

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    I been workin on the railroad all the live long day.

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    Some of those men haven't got their stars...

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    British sappers train to defuse bombs blindly. 1943. Largest image size available.


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    WTF? As if it’s not scary enough defusing a bomb the poms add even more excitement by making them do it blindfolded. ; )

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