Working New York


Working New York | Subway Conductor

Monday, December 05, 2011

For 14 years, Peter Manuel has been a subway train conductor, making announcements in a deep baritone on nearly every route in the city.



Working New York: Sandhogs

Monday, November 28, 2011

Right now, under our feet, below the streets we walk on, workers are building the tunnels that bring the city water, take away our sewage and even move us around. Most of the action these days is happening under 2nd Avenue where the sandhogs, as the construction workers are called, are building the new subway line due to open in 2016. In the ongoing series Working New York, WNYC goes underground to see them on the job.

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Working New York: Watertanks

Friday, November 25, 2011

It's an iconic part of the New York skyline, those wooden water towers that top the roofs of most buildings. In the ongoing series Working New York, WNYC takes a look at one man who builds and maintains those tanks that keep the water flowing for New York City's residents.

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