They work on their knees eight hours each day in a cave not higher than three feet. The coal miners of West Virginia have one of the hardest blue collar jobs in America. Continue reading The shrinking family
The fabricators at High Steel Structures are building the new America. With their hands. And they are proud of it.
Jesse Boggoss has recived Medal of Honor and 15 other medals from his service in the Vietnam war. He has killed more people than he can count. Jesse lives by him self far up in the mountains of West Virginia in a house full of weapons and in a body full of bad memories. Continue reading Jesse’s bad dreams
The steel mills are dead. Long live the future. Continue reading Youngstown’s Generation Y
It is close to 05AM Tuesday morning and yet another house is burning in Detroit. 40 minutes later the abandoned house at 3328 Dearing street is just a new number in the statistics.
The firefighters of Motor Town are among the busiest and toughest in the world. On a single shift which lasts for 24 hours, Jim Curry and his guys can go from one fire to another for hours.
Tuesday March 18th, Chicago, Illinois:
On our first morning on the journey, we went to see a street rally protest against McDonald’s on West Chicago Avenue. Around 30 workers turned up to shout out their frustration against the multi billion dollar cooperation.
One young woman stood out: Continue reading Rose’s fight