Road construction worker with a vibrator machine. He has a cigarette in his mouth while working, but needs both hands to guide the machine.
Employee in the basement archive in a Berlin tax office is looking for old tax records.
Gas-water plumber in Berlin during testing the gas port in a private home. He works in a closet.
Mercedes engine plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. The worker reaches for the air-pressure-driven tools over himself.
Galvanizing plant in Rostock. A worker sits behind glass in a cab to control the crane.
Woman at a sewing machine in one of the last sewing factories. Long lengths of material surrounding her.
Workers in a sewing factory break. They sit at the table and smoke.
Shipyard worker in Warnemünde welds a steel plate that is later included in a raft.
Coal digger in the mine Schlägel und Eisen in Herne underground with his colleagues.
Formwork with reinforcing bars at construction site. The worker grips between the iron wires in order to connect them together. Afterward concrete comes about.
Warnemünde shipyard worker pulls on a heavy piece of steel that is towed from a crane.
Courier-driver sleeps on a highway rest area in his pickup truck.