January 08, 2017, 09:11 AM History, Industry, Personal, Via Social Media
My late father worked as a longshoreman on the New York waterfronts and piers for many years from the 1950s through the 1970s. He had a strong back as it was all done by hand with hooks and brawn. Now it's all mechanized with cranes and fork lifts.Source:Along New York Harbor, ‘On the Waterfront’ EnduresDescription:
Much has changed since the days when mobsters controlled the waterfront, but investigators say organized crime still has a presence there.