Friday, 30 September 2011

Strongmen of the Docks

Memories of working on the docks.
3 minutes 16 seconds

by Delbert Guerin
Delbert Guerin, a Musqueam elder, began his 40-year career on the Vancouver waterfront at a time of great change, when the throngs of men loading and unloading ships were about to be replaced by forklifts, cranes and trucks. He visits the huge gantry cranes on the docks that he operated in the last decade or so before he retired, and remembers a childhood memory that began his fascination with the waterfront.

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