The old days

My grandfather used to own a construction company in New Haven, CT, back in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. It never got too big. My dad always said he never wanted to go big. I don’t know why. Maybe he would have bumped up against the local mob if he got any bigger, who knows?

He used to run a crew with maybe 10 or 12 guys. My dad used to drive a dump truck for him sometimes. We’d go to the yard with the construction equipment, climb up into the…




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