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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Skyscraper Builder!: A Hazardous Job You'd Rather Not Take

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get ready...the Great Depression has hit you hard, and you should grab any job you can get. You're about to take on the monumental task of being a Skyscraper Builder.

It's Dizzying!

Top Tips From Experts:

Don't look down. As a sky boy you'll have to walk along narrow beams-hundreds of feet above the ground!...

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Overview

get ready...the Great Depression has hit you hard, and you should grab any job you can get. You're about to take on the monumental task of being a Skyscraper Builder.

It's Dizzying!

Top Tips From Experts:

Don't look down. As a sky boy you'll have to walk along narrow beams-hundreds of feet above the ground!

Steer clear when the blasters are at Work-you wouldn't want to be caught near an explosion.

Don't say no to night work. The hours may be long and lonely, but you need the money.

Practice your Catching. As a catcher, you'll have to grab all the red-hot rivets that the furnace man flings at you!

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Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Sky High! New York City Rises 6

Wrecker! It's Your Job 8

Kaboom! Blasters at Work 10

Rock Bottom! Deep Hole 12

Bare Bones! A Steel Skeleton 14

Get Up! Going to Work 16

Catch! Joining the Beams 18

Sky Boy! A Good Head For Heights 20

The Hard Stuff! 22

World's Tallest Tower! 24

Sparks Fly! 26

Job Done! What Now? 28

Glossary 30

Index 32

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