My dad’s old Swiss made climbing axe, from his days as a mountaineering guide in the Alps. It’s currently in use as a garden implement, an activity which has a much lower fatality rate than mid-60s mountaineering.
I need some sort of app that reminds me not to read the comments on Gawker. Ughhhh.
Lewis W. Hine
photographs from the series Empire State (Misc. Workmen), 1931
Steelworker standing on beam, gelatin silver print
Man on girders, mooring mast, Empire State building, gelatin silver print, 12.1 x 9.4 cm.
Icarus Atop Empire State Building (The Sky Boy), gelatin silver print, 8.8 x 6.5 cm.
Man on hoisting ball, gelatin silver print, 11.9 x 9.2 cm.
You will not call him snooks or snuggles or scruffs or stinky, you will not call him bear or boo because these names belonged to his predecessor, these names belonged to someone old, so…
Sometimes this site is good.
16 Jun 2013 / 9 notes