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Transportation Workers Rally: Washington DC

Discussion in 'Photojournalism, Candids and Street Photography' started by Pete, May 19, 2007.

  1. Pete

    Pete

    Jun 10, 2006
    Denver, CO
    On May 17, 2007 the Transportation Workers held a rally on the Mall in front of the Capitol in Washington DC. Railroad maintenance workers, airline workers, machinists, flight attendants, pilots, train crews and many other crafts all attended. There were many issues that brought them here including wages, health care, safe working conditions and up to 8 years without a contract. The Amtrak workers held their own rally at Union Station and then joined the rest of the groups at the Mall. Most of the Union organizations made it clear that it was not a job action and people were left in key places to insure that our transportation system kept running safely. As with any big event, a few guest speakers always show up...

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    I have posted a slide show and gallery for the workers (100 pics) on my web site at:
    http://www.3rdtrick.com

    Thanks for looking
    Pete

    PS: I carried my D200 with 18-70 kit lens and my 300 F4 AFS.
     
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