Take a tour of the tunnels of New York with the Sand Hogs. These construction workers, whose tradition goes back 100 years, build all the tunnels there. Their work is grueling and dangerous, but they have formed a brotherhood who rely on one another for survival. "Sand Hogs" is part of producer Dan Collison's "American Workers" series.
Sand Hogs was produced by Dan Collison as part of his
American Workers Series. It was funded in part by the
Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
History of New York City Rapid Transit
A chronology of the history behind today's underground subway system in New York City.
New York City Subway Resources
News, events, maps, technology and history of the underground transportation system.
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