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During construction in downtown Portland, most people don’t notice the careful acrobatics required by the brave iron workers who risk life and limb to do their jobs. Balancing on two foot beams at three hundred feet in the air, with heavy pieces of metal flying through the air towards them, iron working is most definitely not for the faint hearted.

First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Newman

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Mars Rover; Pond Turtles; Tram Story; Ironworkers (1810)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1810
Original Broadcast: February 15, 2007