In the 1990s, Arch Coal began mining Pigeonroost Hollow. Now Jimmy Weekley is the last person left there.
Extraordinary stories from ordinary places.
Bernard Greenhouse was a founding member of the acclaimed Beaux Arts Trio. At 92, he continues to perform and teach. And his cello, a 300-year-old Stradivarius, has been his constant companion.
Pasquale Spensieri spends his days driving around Brooklyn looking for dull blades.
Forty-five years ago, Cali Rivera started out with a dream to make the perfect cowbell.
Charlie works for Rosenwach Tanks, building wooden water tanks.
Frank Schubert is the last civilian lighthouse keeper in the United States.
94-year old Selma Koch runs the Town Shop, one of New York’s last old-style bra fitting shops.
Once there were thousands of seltzer men in New York City. Today, Walter Backerman is one of the last.
The true story of little-known rooms in the New York City Board of Education building. Teachers are told to report there instead of their classrooms. No reason is usually given.
You may not know her name, but Rose Marie McCoy was one of the most prolific songwriters of the 1950s and 1960s.