Four age-defying workers,
four extreme jobs.
A visual journey by
photographer Andy Anderson
The wild, desolate Tongass National Forest covers most of southeast Alaska.
“I’ve walked where no man has ever stepped foot.”
Jose Muñez has been working in the oil fields since 1990.
New Cuyama, California
“You gotta trust the people you work with. If something happens, I wanna know you can help, not leave me there to die.”
Jim McGrath flies his seven-seat plane over Katmai National Park.
Katmai National Park, Alaska
“When you’re flying in this environment,
there’s nobody to ask for help.”
Lisa Walker needed to support her three kids—so she learned how to weld.
“I’ve been doing this work for 25 years. I’m proud. I like who I am.”