7/17/2007

A female crane operator who has worked at the Ground Zero cleanup since the beginning currently works from atop a 320-foot-tall crane to demolish the site's Deutsche Bank building. This article describes a day in the life of veteran crane operator Pia Hofmann, as well as Hofmann's thoughts on a recent accident that sent a 15-foot steel pipe crashing through a firehouse, injuring two firefighters.

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