Moving Mountains of Equipment

With the right equipment, the guys at Jack Pedowitz Machinery movers could probably move mountains. As a moving company specializing in heavy machinery, the Pedowitz teams use a range of tools from crowbars and hydraulic jacks to forklifts and even … Continued

Boozin’ at the Van Brunt Stillhouse

Good things come in small batches at Van Brunt Stillhouse, a Red Hook boutique distillery founded in 2012 by the husband and wife team Daric Schlesselman and Sarah Ludington. “I was an avid home brewer and distiller and my wife … Continued

Such Great Red Hook Heights

At 120-feet off the ground with only a few metal bars and a pane of glass separating me from the concrete dock far below, most people might have felt nervous. Had I not been so focused on capturing photos of … Continued

Sparks Fly in Red Hook

Sparks are flying at Apollo Tech Iron Works, a Red Hook, Brooklyn iron shop. The company works on projects throughout the neighborhood and region and everyday, welders and machinists create fences, posts, and structures from raw metals and iron. The … Continued

Workin’ It In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Check out my photo essay celebrating Labor (Day) and Red Hook businesses in this week’s Red Hook Star Revue. For the story I shot Van Brunt Stillhouse, the Red Hook Container Terminal, O & B Unisex salon, Mark’s Pizza, Apollo Tech Iron Work, … Continued

Golten’s Greasy Past Says Goodby

Hopefully you had a moment to read the article I wrote for the Red Hook Star Revue about Goltens Marine closing shop after so many years. Naturally only a small portion of the photos can be printed. So, below are outtakes I … Continued

A Red Hook Monument Goes Silent

For 60 years, the ruckus of machines and tools rang though Golten Marine’s machine shop at 160 Van Brunt. A hive of mechanics and workers toiled for long hours as they rebuilt engines and drive systems of ships and tankers … Continued