In Recognition of Labor

Heavy Steel "Foundryman" Bookends Advertising The McKeesport Steel Casting Co. (LEO Design)

Today let us salute—and thank—all those who contribute to our country by the sweat of their brows and the brawn of their biceps.  For all those strong legs, straight backs, and enduring wills, let’s be grateful.

The iron man, depicted on the cast iron bookends above, represents the hundreds of thousands of iron mill workers who toiled (and made other men rich) in and around Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania.  While handsome and practical, the bookends might also be a reminder of the important role of the American Laborer.

Please click on the photo above to learn more about them.


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