Almost Make You Cry…life through rose coloured glasses

When I first published this blog item, there was comment that this must have been an altered image, the men had no gloves, and tinted glasses were not available until th elate 1920s. Well, no quarry man worth his salt ever worked wearing gloves, and below is the Mechanic’s Spectacles of 1912, available in any color lens

 

Almost make you cry…

Centered in the image below is Leonard Johnson with his full quarry crew…

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