Essays taken from a weekly newspaper column published in the Washington County News, Washington, Kansas. Look for my book, "Dispatches From Kansas," available from Amazon.com, or from the author.
The photos are wonderful. My only problem with them is that they leave me with so many questions! What are they doing? What's that thing? I can figure out welding and door framing, but still...My favorite of this group is the black and white, fourth from the bottom. It seems iconic, a perfect representation of "work". It makes me want to go read Carl Sandburg.
Linda -- Well, they're making trailers. The image you liked best is of a man cutting pieces of tubing for the frames. I'll fill in details once I get the names of the workers, probably tomorrow. Carl Sandburg would be excellent as an accompanying text.
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