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Chase Manhattan Bank ..Construction workers putting a steel gilder on this place. June 1959. Photo: Bethlehem Steel. From: Architectural Record Magazine. November 1959 Issue. History New York 20th century

Inspection of a crane being used in the construction of 1 World Trade Centre, viewed from the 93rd floor. The 104-storey building will be the world’s third tallest at 1,776ft (541m)

I always enjoy watching cranes work in nearby construction sites. I once had a job as a tour guide in a historic building. Right next door they were restoring a 200-year-old stone building. It was incredible seeing the stones lifted by a crane and placed delicately into place.

Linda Vista was a railroad hospital. Originally known as Santa Fe Coast Lines Hospital, it was constructed in 1905 to care for Santa Fe railroad workers who had been injured on the job.