Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...l_fullsize.jpgBoys working in a mill in Massachusetts - 1912
I've a long standing fixation on what must be inside different toolrooms, which translates to what mine should reflect. For the entry way, I have a great deal of visual history, somewhat like the "Black & White" thread here. All manner of machines and product, people a distant third.
Photo above I realize, and others like it, deserve space as well representing changes in work environments.
Textile industry is a non-topic for our family, having lost three dear girls in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire, March 25, 1911.
...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...
Scotsman Hosie (04-14-2019)
Fixing a sewer break in Seattle, Washington. 1923.
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He did also tell me of a pencil willow that had its roots in the sewer main & they had to cut it into 6metre segments to remove the 18 metre+ main root which clogged the full diameter of the pipe.
Ok we've isolated the problem let's head over to Frank's café for lunch and discuss how we are going to repair it over a cup of coffee and a slice of Apple pie.
Never try to tell me it can't be done
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1927 Seattle city light workers.
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More: Seattle Municipal Archives Photograph Collection