the old is gone – repaving3

The above image was taken at first-light. I’m shooting from the side of the house and got to include the kitchen windows. I so wanted to brush out the telephone box, but decided that I’m recording what is currently there and therefore the box had to stay.
repaving 025repaving 029AThe pic on the left was taken around 9:30; the one on the right after the workers started. They are digging the trenches for the new retaining walls. The block is what they’ll use for the new walls. (The one surprise is how small the two sections with the white marble chips are.)

It’s a good crew, the guys are Puerto Rican. When I asked the older guy how he had ended up here, he said there was work and family here. We agreed the Latino community in Pittsburgh is small.