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Recreate the famous Lunch atop a Skyscraper

The famous original photo showed 11 workers in flat caps precariously perched on a steel beam 800ft (240m) above the ground.
But in 2011, these construction engineers in London swapped vests for high-visibility jackets and safety harnesses as they ate out on a 755ft (230m) tall building.

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Safety harnesses and high-visibility jackets: Eleven workmen ‘eat out’ as they recreate the famous Lunch atop a Skyscraper photo taken by Charles C Ebbets in 1932

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Original: Eleven workmen in New York sit and eat lunch on this beam in 1932. One of the workmen, far right, is holding a bottle of whisky

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