From Earl Dotter:

The Poet Laureate of American Workers

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Grondahl: ‘Poet laureate’ of American workers bringing photo exhibit

ALBANY — Earl Dotter understands as well as anyone the hazards faced by workers who perform the five most dangerous jobs in America: logging, commercial fishing, airline piloting, roofing and trash hauling.

He has stood alongside loggers wielding roaring chainsaws and felling massive Douglas fir trees in Washington state forests. In winter, he has straddled the heaving, icy deck of a large commercial stern trawler in the storm-tossed North Atlantic off the coast of Maine. He’s also been given extraordinary access with his camera behind the scenes on airport tarmacs, on commercial roofing projects and shadowing trash collectors in city neighborhoods. — Read More